Sexual expression and dementia. Views of caregivers: A pilot study.

  title={Sexual expression and dementia. Views of caregivers: A pilot study.},
  author={Douglas Holmes and James Reingold and Jeanne A. Teresi},
  journal={International journal of geriatric psychiatry},
  volume={12 7},
OBJECTIVE To measure the attitudes of health professionals in nursing homes towards sexuality and sexual expression in cognitively impaired and cognitively intact residents. DESIGN Postal survey. PARTICIPANTS The staff (administrators, clinicians, social workers and others) of 300 randomly selected nursing homes located in three states. Of these, 114 representatives responded. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURE A measure of attitudes towards resident sexuality developed during a prior study. RESULTS… CONTINUE READING

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