By Raul C. Schiavi

ISBN-10: 0511006586

ISBN-13: 9780511006586

ISBN-10: 0521653916

ISBN-13: 9780521653916

Expertise of the significance of sexuality and its problems within the getting older inhabitants is expanding because the percentage of older humans raises. established partly at the author's medical event and examine at Mount Sinai scientific heart in long island, this e-book provides an updated assessment of the sexuality of getting older males in well-being and ailment, inside a multidimensional conceptual framework. It takes under consideration physiological, mental, interpersonal, and social impacts. The ebook additionally discusses the effect of clinical sickness, psychopathology, and medicine, with a evaluate of coping recommendations in shaping person sexual responses to getting older and ailment. the writer comprises many case reviews and vignettes, and devotes a bankruptcy to the sexuality of older homosexual males. A balanced account of scientific and psychosocial evaluate and remedy concludes the e-book, with a view to be of wide curiosity to clinicians and scholars drawn to sexuality and getting older.

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The frequency of sexual intercourse for men with partners decreased from a mean of once-a-week for 3039 year olds to once per year for men aged 9099 years. Erectile capacity decreased markedly and significantly with age, with few subjects in the oldest age groups reporting regular intercourse. Alternative forms of sexual expression (caressing, oral sex, and masturbation) declined with age, in a similar fashion to intercourse. The lack of a compensatory increase in noncoital sexual experiences, despite continued sexual interest and diminished coital capacity, contrasts with the results of a study of healthy, upper-middle-class volunteers living in residential facilities in Northern California, USA (Bretschneider and McCoy, 1988).

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