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Female sexuality following spinal cord injury

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Published by Accent Special Publications, Cheever Pub. in Bloomington, Ill .
Written in English


  • Spinal cord -- Wounds and injuries -- Complications.,
  • Sex instruction for people with disabilities.,
  • Sex instruction for women.,
  • Paralytics -- Interviews.,
  • Women with disabilities.

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 266-273.

StatementElle Friedman Becker.
LC ClassificationsRD594.3 .B42
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 273 p. :
Number of Pages273
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4749241M
ISBN 100915708078
LC Control Number78069763

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How does spinal cord injury impact sexuality? Loss of muscle movement, sense of touch, and sexual reflexes often occurs after spinal cord injury (SCI). How this loss effects arousal, orgasm, and fertilitydepends on your level of injury and whether your injury is complete or incomplete. Sexuality and Relationships following Spinal Cord Injury. Sexual function is highly complex, involving a continuous combination of psychological, hormonal, vascular and neurological factors (Frohman ). While SCI individuals may experience sexual difficulties influenced by some or. Sexuality & Sexual Functioning After Spinal Cord Injury Loss of muscle movement, sense of touch, and sexual reflexes often occurs after spinal cord injury (SCI). How this loss affects arousal, orgasm, and fertility depends on your level of injury and whether your injury is complete or incomplete. The following interview of a 33 year old woman with a spinal cord injury includes information about one person's acceptance of her disability; sexual sensations, arousal and orgasm; and relationship issues. It is excerpted from the book,Female Sexuality Following Spinal Cord Injury, which includes in-depth interviews with 19 spinal cord injured women and with professionals from the fields of.

  Read or Download Here ?book= Read Female Sexuality Following Spinal Cord Injury Ebook Free. Spinal cord injury results in hormonal changes that can affect sexual behavior and function in both men and women. Women with spinal cord injury often experience transient amenorrhea after spinal cord injury lasting 6 months in the majority of cases. In general, women’s reproductive ability is not affected by spinal cord injury, there are some things to consider before pregnancy though, see the Female Fertility chapter for more information. For men, ejaculation may be effected after injury but sperm is still being made and there are procedures available to assist proper functioning. These videos were made possible through funding from our sponsors: This video project was created through a grant from the Craig H. Neilsen Foundation and support from community partners to provide more educational resources about sex, sexuality and intimacy after spinal cord injury.

men with erectile dysfunction and spinal cord injury: a review. Urology, Sep; 60 (2 Suppl 2): 49 –57 Fisher TL, Laud PW, Byfield TT, Hayat MJ, Fielder IG () Sexual health after spinal cord injury: a longitudinal study. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Aug; 83 (8) Sexuality. A multicenter study of women's self-reported reproductive health after spinal cord injury. Arch Phys Med & Rehab ;80(11) -McClure, S. Female sexuality and spinal cord injury. Arkansas Spinal Cord Injury Association Fact Sheet #8, -Charlifue SW, Gerhart KA, Menter RR, et al. Sexual issues of women with spinal cord injuries. Female sexuality. Arousal in females can be more difficult following a spinal cord injury and you may find your genitals are very dry even after arousal. Using a jelly lubrication which is water soluble is best as a petroleum based jelly can cause infections. You can use the jelly on yourself for more. Sexuality is an integral component of every individual’s identity. The literature offers limited information about the sexuality and sexual identity of women with spinal cord injury (SCI.