Sexuality, Reproduction, and Contraception
It is surprising that in this time of “sexual enlightenment” little has been written addressing sexual issues as related to individuals with mental retardation. In spite of the fact that individuals with Down syndrome are healthier, have a longer life expectancy, and are no longer residing in institutions, the literature on sexuality and contraception is small. In spite of the fact that sexuality is an area of major concern for parents of children with Down syndrome, there is surprisingly little in the literature discussing its importance.
KeywordsSexual Abuse Down Syndrome Medroxyprogesterone Acetate Fertility Control Longe Life Expectancy
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