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Proactive and Personalised Primary Care of the Elderly
Sexuality and Intimacy Assessment
American Association of Retired Persons. Modern maturity. Sexuality study. Washington DC: AARP; 1999.
Blando JA, 2001
Blando JA. Twice hidden: older gay and lesbian couples, friends, and intimacy. Generations 2001;25:87-9.
Brooks TR, 1993
Brooks TR. Sexuality in the aging woman. Female Patient 1993;18:27-34.
Calamidas EG, 1997
Calamidas EG. Promoting health sexuality among older adults: educational challenges for health professionals. J Sex Educ Ther 1997;22:45-9
Camacho ME, 2005
Camacho ME, ReyesOrtiz CA. Sexual dysfunction in the elderly: age or disease? Int J Impot Res 2005;17:Suppl 1:S52S56.
Carstenson, LL, 1983
Carstenson, L.L., & Cone, J.D. (1983). Social desirability and measurement of psychological well-being in elderly persons. Journal of Gerontology, 38, 713-715.
DeHertogh DA, 1994
DeHertogh DA. Sexually transmitted diseases in the elderly. Infections in Medicine 1994;11:361-3, 371. 3.
Gott M, 2004
Gott M, Hinchliff S, Galena E. General practitioner attitudes to discussing sexual health issues with older people. Soc Sci Med 2004;58:2093103.
Hyde, JS, 1990
Hyde, J.S. (1990). Understanding human sexuality (4th ed., pp. 335-337). New York: McGraw-Hill.
Isselbacher KJ, 1994
Isselbacher KJ, Martin JB, Braunwald E, Fauci AS, Wilson JD, Kasper DL, eds. Harrison’s principles of internal medicine. 13th ed. New York: McGrawHill, 1994:262.
Janus SC, 2003
Janus SC, Janus CL. The Janus report on sexual behavior. 1993. Cited in M. Wallace. Sexuality and aging in longterm care. Ann Long-Term Care 2003;11:53-9.
Jemail, JA, 1982
Jemail, J.A., & LoPiccolo, J. (1982). A sexual and a marital defensiveness scale for each sex. The American Journal of Family Therapy, 10 (3), 33-40.
Kamel HK, 2003
Kamel HK, Hajjar RR. Sexuality in the nursing home, part 2: managing abnormal behavior—legal and ethical issues. J Am Med Dir Assoc 2003;4:203-6.
Kuhn D, 2003
Kuhn D. Intimacy, sexuality and residents with dementia. Alzheimer Care 2003;3:165-76.
Laumann EO, 2005
Laumann EO, Nicolosi A, Glasser DB, et al. Sexual problems among women and men aged 40–80 y: prevalence and correlates identified in the Global Study of Sexual Attitudes and Behaviors. Int J Impot Res 2005;17:3957.
Mattiasson AC, 1999
Mattiasson AC, Hember M. Intimacy—meeting needs and respecting privacy in the care of elderly people: what is a good moral attitude on the part of the nurse/carer? Nurs Ethics 1999;5:527-34.
Moss BF, 2001
Moss BF, Schwebel AI. Defining intimacy in romantic relationships. Fam Relations 1993;42:31–7. Cited in Blieszner R, deVries B, editors. Introduction to journal issue; perspectives on intimacy. Generations 2001;25:7-8.
Nicolosi A, 2004 A
Nicolosi A, Laumann EO, Glasser DB, et al. Sexual behavior and sexual dysfunctions after age 40: the Global Study of Sexual Attitudes and Behaviors. Urology 2004;64:9917
Nicolosi A, 2004 B
Nicolosi A, Moreira ED Jr, Villa M, Glasser DB. A population study of the association between sexual function, sexual satisfaction and depressive symptoms in men. J Affect Disord 2004;82:23543.
Olson, DH, 1975
Olson, D.H. (1975). Intimacy and the aging family. Realities of Aging. College of Home Economics, University of Minnesota.
Patterson, GR, 1977
Patterson, G.R., Weiss, R.L., & Hops, H. (1977). Training of marital skills: Some problems and concepts. In H. Leitenberg (Ed.), Handbook of behavior modification. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall.
Rao TSS, 2001
Rao TSS, Rao VS. Approaches to Common Sexual problems in Medical Practice. 2nd ed. Sumana, Mandya: Reliance Phamaceuticals; 2001.
Rao TSS, 2011
Rao TSS, Tandon A. Intimacy, Sensuality and Sexuality. In:Rao TSS, Gupta S, Tandon A(Eds). Elderly Sexuality: Intimacy Matters.IAGMH 2011:17-23.
Rosen RC, 2005
Rosen RC, Wing R, Schneider S, Gendrano N. Epidemiology of erectile dysfunction: the role of medical comorbidities and lifestyle factors. Urol Clin North Am 2005;32:403-17.
Rust, J, 1985
Rust, J., & Golombok, S. (1985). The Golombok-Rust Inventory of Sexual Satisfaction (GRISS). British Journal of Clinical Psychology, 24, 63-64.
Schover LR, 2000
Schover LR. Sexual problems in chronic illness. In: Leiblum SR, Rosen RC, eds. Principles and practice of sex therapy. New York: Guilford, 2000:398422.
Tabak N, 2006
Tabak N, Shemesh-Kigli R. Sexuality and Alzheimer’s disease: can the two go together? Nurs Forum 2006;41: 158-66.
World Health Organization. Sexual and reproductive health : Sexual health. Accessed online December 2015
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