Chapter 14. Sexuality and People with Disability or Chronic Illness

  1. Hazel Heath and
  2. Isabel White
  1. Carole Webster and
  2. Hazel Heath

Published Online: 25 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470774342.ch14

The Challenge of Sexuality in Health Care

The Challenge of Sexuality in Health Care

How to Cite

Heath, H. and White, I. (2001) Sexuality and People with Disability or Chronic Illness, in The Challenge of Sexuality in Health Care, Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470774342.ch14

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 26 OCT 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632048045

Online ISBN: 9780470774342

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Keywords:

  • chronic illness;
  • disability;
  • sexuality;
  • society;
  • parkinson's disease

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Disability - Definitions, Images and Attitudes

  • The Realities of Living with Disability or Chronic Illness

  • Offering Sensitive Advice

  • Changing Relationships - Issues for Partners

  • Individual Identities

  • Health and Social Care Services: Acknowledging Individual Sexuality Expression

  • Seeing the Positive Opportunities

  • Addressing the Wider Issues

  • Conclusion

  • References