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Título: Sexuality in older adults (65+) — An overview of the literature, part 1: Sexual function and its difficulties
Autor: Traeen, Bente
Hald, Gert Martin
Graham, Cynthia A.
Enzlin, Paul
Janssen, Erick
Kvalem, Ingela Lundin
Carvalheira, Ana Alexandra
Stulhofer, Aleksandar
Palavras-chave: Body image
Older adults
Sexual satisfaction
Socio-cultural factors
Data: 2016
Editora: Taylor & Francis
Citação: International Journal of Sexual Health, 29(1), 1-10. Doi: 10.1080/19317611.2016.1224286
Resumo: Aim: The aim of the current paper was to provide an overview of literature on sexual function and sexual difficulties in older adults. Method: We conducted a narrative review of papers published in English between January 2005 and July 2015 based on an extensive search in PsycINFO. Results: The review showed that while common biological changes may adversely affect sexual function in old age, sexual experience seems to also be affected by psychological and interpersonal factors. Conclusions: Greater life expectancy and better medical care will result in older individuals with chronic diseases living longer. The need for help to cope with changes in sexual health is likely to increase in older adults, as sexuality may be negatively affected through several pathways.
Descrição: This is an Accepted Manuscript of an article published by Taylor & Francis in International Journal of Sexual Healthon 14 Sep 2016, available online: http://www.tandfonline.com/10.1080/19317611.2016.1224286.
Peer review: yes
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10400.12/5352
DOI: 10.1080/19317611.2016.1224286
ISSN: 1931-7611
Versão do Editor: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/19317611.2016.1227012?journalCode=wijs20
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