Exploring the role of the partner in couples’ sexual recovery after surgery for prostate cancer

@article{Wittmann2014ExploringTR,
  title={Exploring the role of the partner in couples’ sexual recovery after surgery for prostate cancer},
  author={Daniela A Wittmann and Marsha T Carolan and Barbara Given and Ted A. Skolarus and Lawrence An and Ganesh S. Palapattu and James E. Montie},
  journal={Supportive Care in Cancer},
  year={2014},
  volume={22},
  pages={2509-2515}
}
Prostate cancer survivors’ post-surgery sexual problems are well documented and long lasting. Partners’ distress in this context leads to psychological morbidity which is poorly understood. Given the prevalence of prostate cancer diagnoses in older men, partners’ distress represents a public health concern. This study elucidates an important aspect of partners’ distress which has hitherto been undocumented. It can lead to further research and health-care provisions that will support couples in… CONTINUE READING
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