publication . Other literature type . Article . 2016

Sexuality in older adults: Clinical and psychosocial dilemmas

Isha Dhingra; Avinash De Sousa; Sushma Sonavane;
  • Published: 01 Jan 2016
  • Publisher: Medknow
The present review aims to throw some light on the various aspects of sexuality in older adults and the challenges faced by medical professionals working in this area. Keyword searches using the terms "sexuality," "sexual dysfunction," "geriatric," "old age," and others in combination were carried out on PubMed, Google Scholar, and the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. Relevant clinical trials, case studies, and review papers were selected. This was further supplemented with the clinical experience of the authors, who work with older patients in a psychiatric outpatient setting with a dedicated sexual disorders clinic. Sexuality is a lifelong phenomenon a...
free text keywords: Systematic review, Lesbian, Gerontology, Psychosocial, Psychology, Stigma (botany), Sexual dysfunction, medicine.symptom, medicine, Human sexuality, Transgender, Queer, Dementia, elderly, geriatric, gay, bisexual, sexuality, Psychiatry, RC435-571, Geriatrics, RC952-954.6
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