New PDF release: Aging and Male Sexuality

By Raul C. Schiavi

ISBN-10: 0511006586

ISBN-13: 9780511006586

ISBN-10: 0521653916

ISBN-13: 9780521653916

Wisdom of the significance of sexuality and its problems within the getting older inhabitants is expanding because the share of older humans raises. dependent partially at the author's medical event and examine at Mount Sinai clinical heart in long island, this booklet provides an up to date evaluation of the sexuality of getting older males in wellbeing and fitness and sickness, inside a multidimensional conceptual framework. It takes into consideration physiological, mental, interpersonal, and social affects. The publication additionally discusses the influence of clinical sickness, psychopathology, and medicine, with a overview of coping concepts in shaping person sexual responses to getting older and sickness. the writer comprises many case reviews and vignettes, and devotes a bankruptcy to the sexuality of older homosexual males. A balanced account of clinical and psychosocial review and remedy concludes the booklet, on the way to be of wide curiosity to clinicians and scholars attracted to sexuality and getting older.

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Mulligan and Moss (1991) also explored the effect of aging on sexual behavior in a much larger subject sample and within a wider age range. They surveyed by mail 1249 randomly selected male veterans, registered at a medical center, stratified by age Page 16 between the ages of 30 and 99. The authors found that sexual interest decreased significantly with age, but less than the frequency of intercourse. No-one reported a complete lack of sexual activity. The frequency of sexual intercourse for men with partners decreased from a mean of once-a-week for 3039 year olds to once per year for men aged 9099 years.

1990). Health behavior relationships. In Handbook of the Psychology of Aging, ed. J. E. Birren and K. W. Schaie, pp. 14466. San Diego, CA: Academic Press. Siegler, I. , Nowlin, J. B. and Blumenthal, J. A. (1980). Health and behavior: methodological considerations for adult development and aging. In Aging in the 1980's. Selected Contemporary Issues, ed. L. W. Poon, pp. 599612, Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. Stedman's Medical Dictionary, 25th edn. Baltimore, MD: Williams & Wilkins.

Page 1 1 Aging and Sexuality: Concepts, Issues, and Research Methods Population dynamics and socioeconomic developments during the second half of this century have had a profound impact on the aged. The substantial increase in the rate of growth of elderly populations has been accompanied by an enhanced awareness of the aged as a distinct demographic group. The rapid change in social structures with emphasis on economic development and productivity has brought about a redefinition of how the aged are characterized.

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