Description

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.

Table of Contents

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

Details

No. of pages:
216
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2002
Published:
Imprint:
Butterworth-Heinemann
Print ISBN:
9780750622523

About the author

Maddie Blackburn

Affiliations and Expertise

Review Manager, Commission for Health Improvement, London, UK