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Impact of Parkinson's disease on sexuality

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Abstract

This article describes the impact, the characteristics and limitations Parkinson's disease can have on the sexual expression and relationships of individuals. Discussed are the social and psychological implications of the disease and the key role of health care providers in addressing sexual issues and concerns. Recommendations are given for counseling Parkinson's disease patients and their families.

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Correspondence to Nancy Esibill PhD.

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Esibill, N. Impact of Parkinson's disease on sexuality. Sex Disabil 6, 120–125 (1983). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF01136068

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Keywords

  • Health Care
  • Care Provider
  • Health Care Provider
  • Disease Patient
  • Sexual Expression