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Title Caring for sexuality in health and illness / edited by Diane Wells ; authors, Doreen Clifford, Marjorie Rutter, Jane Selby ; foreword by Jan Savage
Published Edinburgh ; New York : Churchill Livingstone, 2000


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Description viii, 326 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Introduction / Diane Wells -- Sect. 1. Developing psychosexual awareness. 1. Psychosexual awareness in health care / Doreen Clifford. 2. Professional awareness in psychosexual care / Doreen Clifford. 3. The courage to listen / Doreen Clifford. 4. Reflection and the development of skill / Doreen Clifford. 5. Caring for sexuality in loss / Doreen Clifford. 6. Maintaining and developing professional skills and taking care of the practitioner / Doreen Clifford -- Sect. 2. Life span, emotional development and sexuality. 7. The development of a person / Marjorie Rutter. 8. Nature-nurture interplay / Marjorie Rutter. 9. Becoming a sexual person / Marjorie Rutter. 10. The growth of social relationships / Marjorie Rutter. 11. Life experiences and transitions in adolescence and adulthood / Marjorie Rutter. 12. The impact of illness on sexuality / Marjorie Rutter -- Sect. 3. Coaching for psychosexual awareness. 13. Participating in Balint seminars / Jane Selby. 14. Setting up Balint seminars / Jane Selby. 15. Supervision of practice / Jane Selby. 16. Other ways of training with a Balint approach / Jane Selby. 17. Reflective practice and action research in Balint seminars / Jane Selby. 18. Advanced Balint seminars / Jane Selby -- Conclusion / Diane Wells -- App. A short history of Balint training
Summary Focuses on recognition of spoken and unspoken needs in caring for sexuality in health and illness and the role of the healthcare professional in promoting sexual health
Analysis Nursing
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Balint, Michael.
Patients -- Sexual behavior.
Psychosexual development.
Psychosexual disorders -- Nursing.
Sex (Psychology)
Author Clifford, Doreen.
Rutter, Marjorie, 1937-
Selby, Jane.
Wells, Diane.
ISBN 0443064431 (paperback)