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The impact of trauma on sexual functioning

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  • Angela Gregory

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    1. A Gregory, BA (Hons), PST Dip, CA, Chandos Clinic, Nottingham University Hospital Trust, Nottingham, UK
    • Address for correspondence: Angela Gregory, Psychosexual Therapist, Chandos Clinic, Nottingham University Hospital Trust, City Campus, Hucknall Road, Nottingham, UK E-mail: angela.gregory@nuh.nhs.uk

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ABSTRACT

A traumatic incident is an extremely stressful experience for any person. The effects on an individual after the event can be so distressing that their lives and relationships with others are seriously affected. This paper discusses how trauma can impact on the sexual functioning of an individual using case examples and suggestions for management.

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