Chapter 8. Sexually Transmitted Infections

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

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470699225.ch8

Psychosexual Nursing

Psychosexual Nursing

How to Cite

Irwin, R. (2002) Sexually Transmitted Infections, in Psychosexual Nursing, Whurr Publishers Ltd, Philadephia, PA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470699225.ch8

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



  • psychosexual problems;
  • genitourinary medicine clinics;
  • sexually transmitted infections;
  • sexual health clinics;
  • chlamydia trachomatis


This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Genitourinary medicine/sexual health clinics

  • The diagnosis of a sexually transmitted infection

  • HIV Infection

  • The ‘worried well’

  • Key points of Chapter 8

  • Key reading