Adjustment to Changes in Sexual Functioning Following Spinal Cord Injury: The Contribution of Men’s Adherence to Scripts for Sexual Potency

  title={Adjustment to Changes in Sexual Functioning Following Spinal Cord Injury: The Contribution of Men’s Adherence to Scripts for Sexual Potency},
  author={Shaun Michael Burns and James R. Mahalik and Sigmund Hough and Ashley Greenwell},
  journal={Sexuality and Disability},
Recent epidemiological statistics suggest approximately 250,000 people in the United States live with a spinal cord injury. Men constitute roughly 82% of these individuals. Following spinal cord injury, men frequently experience significant changes in their sexual functioning. As a result, men with spinal cord injuries are at an increased risk for experiencing adjustment difficulties. Unfortunately, relatively little is known about factors that promote or impede men’s adjustment to these… 

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