By Raul C. Schiavi
Expertise of the significance of sexuality and its issues within the getting older inhabitants is expanding because the percentage of older humans raises. dependent partly at the author's scientific event and learn at Mount Sinai scientific middle in long island, this e-book provides an up to date review of the sexuality of getting older males in well-being and affliction, inside of a multidimensional conceptual framework. It takes under consideration physiological, mental, interpersonal, and social affects. The ebook additionally discusses the impression of scientific ailment, psychopathology, and medicine, with a overview of coping concepts in shaping person sexual responses to getting older and sickness. the writer accommodates many case reports and vignettes, and devotes a bankruptcy to the sexuality of older homosexual males. A balanced account of scientific and psychosocial review and therapy concludes the booklet, to be able to be of large curiosity to clinicians and scholars drawn to sexuality and getting older.
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Aging and Male Sexuality by Raul C. Schiavi