Sexuality, body esteem and physical disability

Taleporos, George. 2002, Sexuality, body esteem and physical disability, Ph.D. thesis, School of Psychology, Deakin University.

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Title Sexuality, body esteem and physical disability
Author Taleporos, George.
Institution Deakin University
School School of Psychology
Faculty Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences
Degree name Ph.D.
Date submitted 2002
Keyword(s) People with disabilities - Sexual behavior
Sociology of disability
People with disabilities - Attitudes
Body image
Summary The thesis investigated sexuality and body esteem in people with physical disabilities and developed a psychometrically valid measure to assess these dimensions. Physical disability was associated with significant psychological challenges, sexual and body dissatisfaction and limited opportunities for sexual relationships. The thesis highlighted the importance of sexuality for physically disabled people.
Language eng
Description of original xvii, 204 leaves + appendices ; 30 cm.
Dewey Decimal Classification 362.404
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