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Published online: 2004-11-17
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Sexual impairment factors in physically disabled people

Dariusz Radomski
Journal of Sexual and Mental Health 2005;3(1):8-12.

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Vol 3, No 1 (2005)
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Published online: 2004-11-17

Abstract

Sexual rehabilitation of disabled people is the one of modern branes contemporary sexology. Creation of effective rehabilitation programs supporting realization of sexual needs requires knowledge of factors which inhibit sexual activity. Unfortunately, there are no epidemiological studies describing this phenomenon the polish population. Therefore, the aim of the present study was identification of the factors which impair sexual life in physicaly disabled persons. We limited the study group to individuals who had become disabled before their sexual initiation. The identified factors, specific for the considered group were associated with alienation in adolescent age, low economical status, twenty-four hour attendance of carers and lower state of physical fitness.

Abstract

Sexual rehabilitation of disabled people is the one of modern branes contemporary sexology. Creation of effective rehabilitation programs supporting realization of sexual needs requires knowledge of factors which inhibit sexual activity. Unfortunately, there are no epidemiological studies describing this phenomenon the polish population. Therefore, the aim of the present study was identification of the factors which impair sexual life in physicaly disabled persons. We limited the study group to individuals who had become disabled before their sexual initiation. The identified factors, specific for the considered group were associated with alienation in adolescent age, low economical status, twenty-four hour attendance of carers and lower state of physical fitness.
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Keywords

sexuality; disabled peolple

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Title

Sexual impairment factors in physically disabled people

Journal

Journal of Sexual and Mental Health

Issue

Vol 3, No 1 (2005)

Article type

Research paper

Pages

8-12

Published online

2004-11-17

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Journal of Sexual and Mental Health 2005;3(1):8-12.

Keywords

sexuality
disabled peolple

Authors

Dariusz Radomski

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