TITLE

Sexuality and the Rehab Process

AUTHOR(S)
Ducharme, Stanley
PUB. DATE
August 2005
SOURCE
PN;Aug2005, Vol. 59 Issue 8, p52
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on issues related to sexuality and the process of rehabilitation of people suffering from spinal cord injury (SCI). Most people receive education and counseling about sex before they leave the rehabilitation hospital. In fact, several studies have looked at people's knowledge about sex at six months and one year after discharge. These studies show that more than 50% of people with SCI are sexually active in the first six months after discharge. Unfortunately, approximately 35% of these individuals are generally dissatisfied with their first sexual experiences after their injuries.
ACCESSION #
17653328

 

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