A biopsychosocial approach to sexual recovery after prostate cancer surgery: the role of grief and mourning.

@article{Wittmann2011ABA,
  title={A biopsychosocial approach to sexual recovery after prostate cancer surgery: the role of grief and mourning.},
  author={Daniela A Wittmann and Sallie M. Foley and Richard Balon},
  journal={Journal of sex & marital therapy},
  year={2011},
  volume={37 2},
  pages={130-44}
}
Erectile dysfunction is a common side-effect of prostate cancer surgery that causes men suffering and hinders their sexual recovery. There are studies that describe men's and partners' distress and couples' difficulties engaging in sexual recovery. A few studies show a short-term benefit of brief psycho-social interventions such as psychoeducation and counseling. However, there is no conceptual framework to guide psychosocial treatments. We propose a model of intervention in sexual recovery… CONTINUE READING

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