Chapter 7. Sexual Orientation

  1. Robert Irwin BA(Hons), MSc, RGN

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470699225.ch7

Psychosexual Nursing

Psychosexual Nursing

How to Cite

Irwin, R. (2002) Sexual Orientation, in Psychosexual Nursing, Whurr Publishers Ltd, Philadephia, PA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470699225.ch7

Author Information

  1. Clinical Nurse Specialist, Sexual Health Team, Kennet and North Wiltshire Primary Care Trust

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 15 JUL 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781861563415

Online ISBN: 9780470699225

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Keywords:

  • same-sex desire;
  • sexual orientation;
  • psychotherapists;
  • heterosexuality;
  • health professionals

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Same-Sex Desire

  • Coming out

  • The pathologization of Same-Sex desire

  • Psychosexual problems

  • Key points of Chapter 7

  • Key Reading