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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. (doi:10.1007/BF02590099) (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided)

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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
DOI/Identification number: 10.1007/BF02590099
Uncontrolled keywords: learning disabilities, sexuality, sex education
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare > HV1568 Disability studies
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare > HV3008 Mental handicap and social care
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Social Policy Sociology and Social Research > Tizard
Depositing User: Michelle McCarthy
Date Deposited: 14 Jun 2018 16:07 UTC
Last Modified: 29 May 2019 20:38 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/67309 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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