Sexuality & DisabilityBy
- Maddie Blackburn, MSc, RGN, RM Higher Dip, HV Cert HEd, Review Manager, Commission for Health Improvement, London, UK
Sexuality and Disability covers important topics such as body image and self-esteem, adolescence, genetics, continence, abuse, legal matters and ethics. Emphasis is on physical problems and their associated psychological consequences. Case histories provide personal insights and sex education guidelines for the disabled are also supplied.
This groundbreaking new book will enable health professionals to further the capacity and freedom of young disabled people to enjoy and express their sexuality without exploitation, oppression, physical or emotional harm.
Paperback, 216 Pages
Published: July 2002
Imprint: Butterworth Heinemann
- Why sexuality and disability research - Introducing the sexuality acronym?; The dilemmas of undertaking sexuality research; Understanding spina bifida and/or hydrocephalus; How did we undertake the research?; What did we learn?; Love, sex, relationship and friendship: generic or individual terms; Sex and the law; Case studies; Outcomes