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Sexuality and spinal cord injury

Sexuality and spinal cord injury

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Published by SpinalCord Injury Center, Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital in Milwaukee, Wis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Spinal cord -- Wounds and injuries -- Patients -- Sexual behavior.,
  • Sex instruction for people with disabilities.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[Sylvia Eichner McDonald ... et al. ; illustrated by Perry Verser].
    ContributionsMcDonald, Sylvia Eichner.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRD594.3 .S495 1993
    The Physical Object
    Pagination34 p. :
    Number of Pages34
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1150630M
    LC Control Number94124541

    Spinal cord injuries are traumatic for patients and their families. They cause disruptive changes to every aspect of your life and there is a lot of new information to navigate and understand. Our experts have collected everything in one place to help you learn more about your injury, locate doctors and treatment centers, find financial support. SPINAL CORD INJURY: BASIC FAC TS 1 Spinal Cord Injury: Basic Facts Spinal cord injury occurs when there is any damage to the spinal cord that blocks communication between the brain and the body. After a spinal cord injury, a person’s sensory, motor and reflex messages are affected and may not be able to get past the damage in the spinal cord.

    (Printed with Permission from Ducharme SH, Gill KM: Sexuality After Spinal Cord Injury: Answers to Your Questions, Baltimore, MD, , Paul H Brookes Publishing Company.) The Spinal Cord After Injury A spinal cord injury can occur either from trauma or from a disease. In most spinal cord injuries, the vertebrae pinch the spinal cord. Sexuality and Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) Sex is a normal and healthy part of life. This is true for people with and without spinal cord injury (SCI). An SCI can change many aspects of sexual functioning. But people living with SCI can have satisfying intimate relationships.

    Out of everything we lose when we become paralyzed, the effects on our sexuality can be the hardest. Ask any guy with a spinal cord injury what he misses most and chances are he’ll say his sexuality. But the good news – there’s hope for a better tomorrow. There . Following spinal cord injury (SCI) there are often concerns about present and future relationships. One of the sessions of the Patient Education Groups looks at the subject of sexuality awareness. If you would like to speak privately on a one to one basis, an appointment can be made with a specialist.


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Sexuality and spinal cord injury Download PDF EPUB FB2

Delivering honest answers to urgent questions, this candid and compassionate guide addresses the myriad physical and emotional issues surrounding sexuality after a spinal cord injury (SCI).

Anatomy, fertility, sexually transmitted diseases, self-esteem, sexual satisfaction, and parenting are just a few of the topics included in its broad scope.3/5(1). George Bedbrook Spinal Unit, to assist you in reaching your full sexual potential following a spinal cord injury. Any enquiries to the Sexual Health Sexuality and spinal cord injury book can be made by ringing the Sir George Bedbrook Spinal Unit on Sexuality and Spinal Cord Injury 62File Size: KB.

Spinal cord injury (SCI) is most often the result of a trauma to the spinal cord, but can also be associated with congenital or degenerative disease. In the United States alone currently there are approximately a quarter million people with SCI. Every year, approximat people in the United States survive an acute traumatic injury to the spinal : D Deforge, J Blackmer, D Moher, C Garritty, V Cronin, F Yazdi, N Barrowman, V Mamaladze, L Zhang, M.

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 fertility depends on your level of injury and whether your injury is complete or Size: KB. Sexuality and Reproductive Health in Adults with Spinal Cord Injury: A Clinical Practice Guideline for Health-Care guideline was developed by a multidisciplinary panel comprised of experts representing the various professional disciplines that care for people with spinal cord Size: KB.

The publication takes a look at the social factors in the adjustment to spinal cord injury, as well as the social implications of disability, family relationships, recreation, aging, and task of socialization.

The book also reviews the variables related with productivity following spinal cord injury and sexuality and spinal cord injury.

Spinal cord injury is a traumatic, life-altering event that is usually associated with loss of motor and sensory function, as well as sexual impairment. At the time of injury, the individual is faced with devastating loss and an abundance of new information in a setting of extreme stress and by: State Spinal Cord Injury Service – Sexuality following spinal cord injury Page iii Contents Section 1.

Introduction 1 Section 2. Psycho–social aspects of sexuality and management 2 Section 3. Physical aspects of sexuality and management 4 Bladder and bowel management 5 Sexual assistive devices (sex toys) 5 Autonomic.

Sexuality-Spinal Cord Injury Manual The Commons is a showcase for Jefferson books and journals, peer-reviewed scholarly publications, unique historical collections from the University archives, and teaching tools.

Spinal Cord Injury Manual The Regional Spinal Cord Injury. Erections are a combination of nerve stimulation (touch) and a vascular (blood flow) response. Changes in sexual function depend on level of injury and if the injury is complete or incomplete.

Each person's function will be affected differently, so it is important to. 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.

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.

Although sexuality is an integral aspect of the human experience, individuals who sustain a spinal cord injury (SCI) often receive inadequate education to facilitate successful participation in. Spinal cord injury (SCI) does not affect our need for being physically close to another person.

The simple acts of holding, kissing, touching are as important now as they ever were. You will receive information and advice regarding sexuality and how spinal cord impairments can affect the way you function sexually. RelationshipsFile Size: KB. This Spinal Cord Injury Sexual Health Website covers everything from relationships, self-image, and taboos.

Anything sex and SCI. We have you covered. Spinal cord injury (SCI) is a traumatic event that affects many facets of the injured person's life. One such aspect is sexual functioning.

1 Sexual functioning is a Cited by: Spinal Cord Injury Books. Below are you will find inspirational and resource books and other publications pertaining to spinal cord injuries. Most of the books are affiliated with, and can be purchased at make great caregiver references or gifts for those with a spinal cord injury.

The publication takes a look at the social factors in the adjustment to spinal cord injury, as well as the social implications of disability, family relationships, recreation, aging, and task of socialization.

The book also reviews the variables related with productivity following spinal cord injury and sexuality and spinal cord Edition: 1. Overview. If you've experienced a spinal cord injury (SCI), you may benefit from sexuality and fertility management, education and counseling.

Your physical condition after your spinal cord injury may change aspects of your sexual function and affect your physical, mental and social well-being related to your sexuality or sexual health. This book was developed by leading Mayo Clinic experts, and covers a wide variety of spinal cord injury related topics such as emotional adjustments, sexuality, skin care, and adaptive equipment.

The independence-granting book encourages readers to resume their favorite hobbies, participate in athletic activities, and return to the workplace. Journals & Books; Register The impact of SCI on sexuality depends greatly on the degree of injury and the location of the injury on the spinal cord.

Sexual dysfunction has physiologic and psychologic causes and its effect is influenced by the patient's age, gender, culture, and comorbid medical conditions.

V. Tobe, P.A. Knapp, et al Cited by: pleasure and orgasm in people with spinal cord injury (SCI). Many in the SCI community know Dr. Tepper from his past column, Love Bites, which he wrote for New Mobility magazine for 10 years.

Dr. Tepper is also a long-time friend of United Spinal Association, having served in various board positions.After a spinal cord injury, many individuals may experience some loss of sexual function at or below the level of their injury. In this webinar on male sexuality after a spinal cord injury - presented by Craig Hospital Nurse Practitioner Pam Lauer, RN, MSN, FNP-BC, CRRN and Clinical Care Manager Avery LaFleur, MSW - learn more about male sexual function after a spinal cord injury and discover.