Caring for Sexuality in Health and Illness

1st Edition


  • Diane Wells
  • Doreen Clifford
  • Marjorie Rutter
  • Jane Selby
    • Print ISBN 9780443064432

    Table of Contents

    Part 1: The courage to listen. 1. Introduction. 2. What is psychosexual care. 3. Psychosexual care in practice. 4. Listening with courage. 5. Respecting the boundaries. Part 2: Psychosexual development across the life span. 6. Theories of development. 7. Influences on development. 8. Effects of social relationships. 9. Age of experience. 10. Effects of people's own behaviour on their development. 11. Transitions across the life span. 12. Sexuality. Part 3: Coaching for psychosexual awareness. 13. Introduction. 14. Reflective practice in seminars. 15 Seminars as action research. 16. Supervision. 17. Developing awareness in other ways. 18. Advanced coaching.


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    Churchill Livingstone
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    About the authors

    Diane Wells

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Lecturer in Nursing, Kingston & St George's NHS College of Health Studies.

    Doreen Clifford

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Leads Advance Nurse, Balint Seminars

    Marjorie Rutter

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Clinical Nurse Specialist in Family Planning, King's College Hospital

    Jane Selby

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Advance Family Planning Nurse and Psychosexual Nurse Counselor, Margaret Pyke Center