Chapter 7. Sexuality and People with a Learning Disability

  1. Hazel Heath and
  2. Isabel White
  1. Amanda Keighley

Published Online: 25 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470774342.ch7

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 a Learning Disability, in The Challenge of Sexuality in Health Care, Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470774342.ch7

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:

  • learning disability;
  • sexuality;
  • society;
  • cretinism;
  • sexual aggression

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Historical Overview

  • Myths

  • Values

  • Vulnerability

  • Clarifying Sexual Motivation

  • Sexuality, Commitment and Marriage

  • Sexual Activity and Risk

  • Learning About Personal Relationships and Sex

  • Conclusion

  • References