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Coping with Sexuality and Sexual Vulnerability in Developmentally Disabled Individuals

  • Ludwik S. Szymanski

Abstract

This presentation will focus on the sexuality of retarded persons, including their vulnerability to sexual abuse and exploitation. The material presented here is based on the author’s experience in providing interdisciplinary diagnostic and treatment services to retarded individuals and their families in a large urban developmental disabilities clinic (Developmental Evaluation Clinic at the Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts).

Keywords

Sexual Abuse Mental Retardation Down Syndrome Child Psychiatry Human Sexuality 
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© Aubrey Milunsky 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ludwik S. Szymanski
    • 1
  1. 1.Developmental Evaluation Clinic and Department of PsychiatryThe Children’s Hospital Medical CenterBostonUSA

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