1st Edition

Human Sexuality in Medical Social Work

By H Lawrence Lister, David A Shore Copyright 1984

    Particularly valuable to social workers and health care personnel, this timely volume offers practical guidelines and unique treatment approaches to use with clients who have sex-related problems. Experts address sexual health and social work intervention in sexual problems. They also present important information on significant health problems--cancer, chronic illness; patient characteristics; and special issues, which illustrate the various social work intervention responses available to meet patients’sexual problems.

    Contents Preface
    • Direct Social Work Practice, Human Sexuality, and Health Care Systems
    • A Social Work Perspective on Sexual Health
    • Addressing the Sexual Needs of Patients in Health Care Systems
    • System Linkage: Dealing With Sexual Issues in a Case Management Approach
    • Assessing Sexual Concerns of Clients With Health Problems
    • Sexuality and Chronic Illness
    • Social Work With Challenged Women: Sexism, Sexuality, and the Female Cancer Experience
    • Women’s Health/Sexuality: The Case of Menopause
    • Treatment Approaches to Sexual Problems With Dual Diagnosis Clients


    H Lawrence Lister, David A Shore