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Vol 7, No 2 (2009)
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Published online: 2009-12-10
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Sexual health of persons with spine injuries complicated by neurological disorders

Piotr Tederko, Dariusz Radomski
Seksuologia Polska 2009;7(2):65-72.

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Vol 7, No 2 (2009)
Prace poglądowe (nadesłane)
Published online: 2009-12-10

Abstract

Despite of World Health Organization recognizes sexual health as an important component of human wellbeing, sexual life quality of physically disabled persons is still neglected in medical and psychosocial rehabilitation. One of causes of this situation is poor knowledge about consequences of a physical disability on sexual life and inadequate opinions that these negative consequences are irreversible. The purpose of this paper is to present the state of the art of sexual health concentrating on people with spinal injuries complicated by neurological deficite. The influence of an injury on sexual reaction in women and men were considered. Moreover, fertility aspects and specific problems with pregnancies and labors were discussed. The performed review may be helpful in elaboration of sexual rehabilitation of these patients.

Abstract

Despite of World Health Organization recognizes sexual health as an important component of human wellbeing, sexual life quality of physically disabled persons is still neglected in medical and psychosocial rehabilitation. One of causes of this situation is poor knowledge about consequences of a physical disability on sexual life and inadequate opinions that these negative consequences are irreversible. The purpose of this paper is to present the state of the art of sexual health concentrating on people with spinal injuries complicated by neurological deficite. The influence of an injury on sexual reaction in women and men were considered. Moreover, fertility aspects and specific problems with pregnancies and labors were discussed. The performed review may be helpful in elaboration of sexual rehabilitation of these patients.
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Keywords

sexual health; physical disability; spinal cord injuries; pregnancy; labor

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Title

Sexual health of persons with spine injuries complicated by neurological disorders

Journal

Seksuologia Polska (Polish Sexology)

Issue

Vol 7, No 2 (2009)

Pages

65-72

Published online

2009-12-10

Bibliographic record

Seksuologia Polska 2009;7(2):65-72.

Keywords

sexual health
physical disability
spinal cord injuries
pregnancy
labor

Authors

Piotr Tederko
Dariusz Radomski

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