General practitioner attitudes to discussing sexual health issues with older people.

  title={General practitioner attitudes to discussing sexual health issues with older people.},
  author={M. Gott and S. Hinchliff and Elisabeth Galena},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  volume={58 11},
  • M. Gott, S. Hinchliff, Elisabeth Galena
  • Published 2004
  • Medicine
  • Social science & medicine
  • How health professionals perceive and manage later life sexual problems remains relatively unexplored and, in particular, little is known about the attitudes of GPs, who represent the first point of contact for most older people in the UK who experience sexual health concerns. This paper draws on qualitative data generated from in-depth interviews with 22 GPs working in demographically diverse primary care practices in Sheffield, UK. Analysis identified that GPs do not address sexual health… CONTINUE READING

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