Human Sexuality in Medical Social Work (Hardback) book cover

Human Sexuality in Medical Social Work

By H Lawrence Lister, David A Shore

© 1984 – Routledge

148 pages

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pub: 1984-01-01
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About the Book

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.

Table of Contents

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

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Gender Studies