The sexual support needs of people with learning disabilities: A profile of those referred for sex education

McCarthy, Michelle (1996) The sexual support needs of people with learning disabilities: A profile of those referred for sex education. Sexuality and Disability, 14 (4). pp. 265-279. ISSN 0146-1044. (The full text of this publication is not available from this repository)

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Abstract

This paper provides biographical and other data on the 185 people with learning disabilities referred to a specialist sex education service over a five year period. Their diverse range of needs are highlighted. Attention is paid to the different experiences of women and men. Prevalence figures of sexual abuse are given. A strong case is made for the development of further specialist services.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled keywords: learning disabilities; sexuality; sex education
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare > HV3008 Mental handicap and social care
H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Social Policy Sociology and Social Research > Tizard
Depositing User: F.D. Zabet
Date Deposited: 25 Jun 2009 15:30
Last Modified: 30 May 2014 14:05
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/18667 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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