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By Raul C. Schiavi

Information of the significance of sexuality and its problems within the getting older inhabitants is expanding because the share of older humans raises. established partly at the author's medical event and examine at Mount Sinai scientific heart in long island, this booklet offers an updated assessment of the sexuality of getting older males in well-being and disorder, inside a multidimensional conceptual framework. It takes under consideration physiological, mental, interpersonal, and social affects. The publication additionally discusses the influence of scientific disorder, psychopathology, and medicine, with a overview of coping ideas in shaping person sexual responses to getting older and affliction. the writer contains many case stories and vignettes, and devotes a bankruptcy to the sexuality of older homosexual males. A balanced account of scientific and psychosocial review and therapy concludes the publication, so that it will be of huge curiosity to clinicians and scholars attracted to sexuality and getting older.

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J. E. Birren and K. W. Schaie, pp. 14466. San Diego, CA: Academic Press. Siegler, I. , Nowlin, J. B. and Blumenthal, J. A. (1980). Health and behavior: methodological considerations for adult development and aging. In Aging in the 1980's. Selected Contemporary Issues, ed. L. W. Poon, pp. 599612, Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. Stedman's Medical Dictionary, 25th edn. Baltimore, MD: Williams & Wilkins. Page 13 2 Sexuality in the Aged Male; Research Evidence A point of departure from the exploration of the sexuality of aging males is an overview of the evidence of age-related changes in sexual behavior.

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As will become apparent in the chapters that follow, there is also considerable individual variability in the changes in sexual function and behavior that occur with aging and in the sexual consequences of chronic illness and disability. Research on the sexuality of aging has tended to report mean age-related trends, overlooking psychological and social factors that, interacting with the biological substrate, contribute to the wide range of sexual expression. Rowe and Kahn (1987), among others, have discussed the limitations inherent in dichotomizing research findings into age-determined and disease-induced processes, neglecting the physiological and cognitive heterogeneity of older individuals.

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