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Psychosexual therapy

18 August 1999

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Sexual problems are more likely to originate from psychological or relationship difficulties rather than ‘mechanical failure’. Here Peter Gregory reveals the often...

The effect of pelvic floor training on sexual function

23 January 2002

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Aim To determine the effects on sexual function of improved pelvic floor muscle function and improvements in urinary incontinence resulting from pelvic floor...

The erectile dysfunction revolution

29 November 2000

Nursing Standard


Erectile dysfunction affects approximately one in ten men at some point in their lives. Edna Astbury-Ward describes its causes and the treatments available, and...

The psychosocial care of a patient with cervical cancer

01 June 2002

Cancer Nursing Practice


The aim of the article is to highlight the need for psychosocial care for cervical cancer patients and their partners and describes ways in which this service can be...

Erectile dysfunction

05 July 2006

Primary Health Care


This article examines the impact of erectile dysfunction on men and their partners. It looks at the causes, history taking and treatments and recommends appropriate...

Sexual health and well-being in later life

04 March 2020

Nursing Older People

healthy ageing

Sexual health in later life is becoming increasingly important as more people are reaching older age and are remaining sexually active well into their seventies and...

Identifying barriers to engaging older adults with primary care sexual health services

11 September 2019

Primary Health Care

patient interaction

Despite the prevalent cultural stereotype that people’s sexual activity declines or ceases as they grow older, adults in the UK remain sexually active throughout...

The role of the practice nurse in assessing erectile dysfunction in men with type 2 diabetes

18 February 2019

Primary Health Care

sexual health

Erectile dysfunction (ED) is a common problem in men who have diabetes. However, ED assessment is often overlooked in primary care. This article explores the...