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Sexuality, sexual health and ageing

Merryn Gott

Sexuality, sexual health and ageing

by Merryn Gott

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Published by Open University Press in Maidenhead, England, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Older people -- Sexual behavior,
  • Older people -- Health and hygiene,
  • Aging

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [151]-165) and index

    StatementMerryn Gott
    SeriesRethinking ageing, Rethinking ageing series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ30 .G68 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 176 p. :
    Number of Pages176
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18176519M
    ISBN 100335210198, 033521018X

    Sexual health in older women. Manjula Lusti-Narasimhan. a & John R Beard. b. a. Department of Reproductive Health and Research, World Health Organization, 20 avenue Appia, CH Gen Switzerland. b. Department of Ageing and Life Course, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland. What sexual health issues are relevant to older people and how are these addressed by health care professionals? This is the first book to integrate theoretical insights into sexuality, sexual health and ageing, with research findings from studies conducted with older people and the professionals that work with them. The book is split into.

    This is the first book to integrate theoretical insights into sexuality, sexual health and ageing, with research findings from studies conducted with older people and the professionals that work with them. It will be of interest to students, researchers, practitioner and policymakers working within gerontology, sociology, psychology, social.   Sexuality, Sexual Health and Ageing is the twentieth book in the Rethinking Ageing series from Open University Press. This book is presented in three parts. In Part I, Gott discusses the dominant myths of sexuality and older age that typify modern understandings of older people, which she argues are distortions of the truth.

      Buy Sexuality, Sexual Health and Ageing by Merryn Gott from Waterstones today! Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £Author: Merryn Gott.   Sexuality and sexual activity do not end when a person reaches a certain age. Sexual desire and activity continue well into later life, .


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Sexuality, sexual health and ageing by Merryn Gott Download PDF EPUB FB2

Sexuality, Sexual Health and Ageing provides key reading for students, researchers, practitioners and policymakers working within gerontology, sociology, psychology, social work, sexual health and ageing book sciences, nursing and medicine.

This book is likely to become essential reading for all academics and professionals working with older people or in the area of Cited by: This book brings together contributions from those currently writing on and researching ageing as it relates, in a therapeutic context, to gender identity, to sex and sexuality, and to intimate relationships.

This book was originally published as a special issue of. This book brings together contributions from those currently writing on and researching ageing as it relates, in a therapeutic context, to gender identity, to sex and sexuality, and to intimate relationships. This book was originally published as a special issue of Format: Hardcover.

This is the first book to integrate sexual health and ageing book insights into sexuality, sexual health and ageing, with research findings from studies conducted with older people and the professionals that work with them.

It will be of interest to students, researchers, practitioner and policymakers working within gerontology, sociology, psychology, social work, nursing and medicine. Description: This is the first book to integrate theoretical insights into sexuality, sexual health and ageing, with research findings from studies conducted with older people and the professionals that work with them.

It will be of interest to students, researchers, practitioner and policymakers working within gerontology, sociology. The final section of the book explores what 'sexual health' means within the context of ageing and focuses on issues relevant to health professionals working with older people.

Sexuality, Sexual Health and Ageing provides key reading for students, researchers, practitioners and policymakers working within gerontology, sociology, psychology Author: Merryn Gott. The best predictor of sexual interest and activity in your later years may be the frequency of sexual activity when you’re younger.

If sex is central to your lifestyle and happiness at age may still be a reticence to accept the sexuality of the oldest old. As Sexuality and Ageing presents wide-ranging and high-quality research in the area, it is relevant to a wide audience, not only through the inclusion of more commonly discussed topics in thefield, such as sexual health and quality of life, but also.

Thomas H. Walz and Nancee S. Blum's specific research into sexual health later in life appeared in Alex Comfort's book The Joy of Sex: A Cordon Bleu Guide to Love Making was a significant work. Linda George and Stephen Weiler's Sexuality in Middle and Later Life: The effects of age, cohort and gender () investigated sexual.

This book brings together contributions from those currently writing on and researching ageing as it relates, in a therapeutic context, to gender identity, to sex and sexuality, and to intimate relationships.

This book was originally published as a special issue of Sexual and Relationship Therapy. show more. Get this from a library. Sexuality, sexual health, and ageing. [Merryn Gott] -- "This is the first book to integrate theoretical insights into sexuality, sexual health and ageing, with research findings from studies conducted with older people and the professionals that work.

What sexual health issues are relevant to older people and how are these addressed by health care professionals. This is the first book to integrate theoretical insights into sexuality, sexual health and ageing, with research findings from studies conducted with older people and the professionals that work with them.

The book is split into Cited by: This is the first book to integrate theoretical insights into sexuality, sexual health and ageing, with research findings from studies conducted with older people and.

A satisfying sexual relationship is important to my overall quality of life. Sexual activity is a pleasurable but not a necessary part of a good relationship. Had sexual intercourse at least once a week during the last six months.

43%. 35%. Engaged in kissing or hugging at least once a week during the last six months. With aging, that may mean adapting sexual activity to accommodate physical, health, and other changes.

There are many different ways to have sex and be intimate—alone or with a partner. The expression of your sexuality could include many types of touch or stimulation. Studies examining sexual behavior and attitudes of older people towards their own sexuality, reported that most engage in partner or other intimate relationships and view sexuality as an important part of life (Lindau et al.

).Findings from a study conducted in Nigeria, revealed that older people portray sexuality as an important aspect of later life, with Cited by: 7. The Canadian Male Sexual Health Council defines ED as a problem that persists for more than three months.

It is a common problem, affecting about one in every three men on a regular basis. It is more common in men over age 65 but it affects middle-aged and younger men as well. The final section of the book explores what \'sexual health\' means within the context of ageing and focuses on issues relevant to health professionals working with older people.; \"Sexuality, Sexual Health and Ageing\" provides key reading for students, researchers, practitioners and policymakers working within gerontology, sociology.

Likewise, The National Strategy for Sexual Health and HIV () is primarily aimed at younger people, with no mention of how sexual issues may affect older people. This gap in government policy mirrors the general perception and prejudices of an ‘asexual’ old age, of sex in older people being disgusting, or simply by: tion of the role of sexual health for active and healthy ageing.

According to the WHO sexual health is “a state of physical, emotional, mental and social well-being in relation to sexuality; it is not merely the absence of disease, dysfunction or infirmity.

Sexual health requires a posi-tive and respectful approach to sexualityFile Size: 2MB. The World Association of Sexual Health (WAS) developed a declaration of sexual rights in The Declaration makes connections with human rights and emphasizes the empowerment of individuals.

It examines sexual health concerns within a human rights framework, with the goals to promote awareness and advocacy of sexual issues and especially to facilitate better education .The psychological impact of aging after midlife is a particularly timely topic given improved medical and psychological understanding of sexuality in both women and men, as well as more effective treatment for age-related sexual by: The aging process involves many normal physical changes, some of which naturally affect the sexual response, but sexuality is much more than a focus on the genital nature of sex.

Often aging couples continue to have a mutually satisfying sexual relationship.