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Caring for Sexuality in Health and Illness

Author: Diane Wells (Ed.) Authors: Doreen Clifford, Marjorie Rutter, Jane Selby, Churchhill
ISBN #: 0-443-06443-1
Publisher:  Livingstone: A Harcourt Health Sciences Company

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“The text shows how caring for sexuality rests on two features: the capacity to reflect on the practitioner-patient relationship, and an understanding of each person’s unique development”

Sexuality and Fertility After Cancer

Author: Leslie R. Schover (Ph.D.)
ISBN #: 0-471-18194-3
Publisher:  John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

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This unique guide covers: •    The kinds of sexual problems both men and women are likely to face after treatment—and state-of-the-art solutions •    The most effective infertility treatments •    How to assess the risks of pregnancy •    The latest information on body image, low sex drive, performance anxieties, medications, sex aids, and reconstructive surgery •    Special topics such as sex after breast or prostate cancer, and the specific problems facing gays, singles and survivors of childhood cancers

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