Aging and Sexuality

  • Eugene M. Dagon
Part of the Critical Issues in Psychiatry book series (CIPS)


It is common to hear a physician state, “I do not see many sexual problems in my practice,” or, should an older person broach a sexual problem, hear him greeted with the rejoinder, “What do you expect for your age?” These examples reflect the physician’s attitude as part of a larger, frequently ageist and sexist society.


Sexual Behavior Sexual Activity Sexual Dysfunction Sexual Functioning Sexual Problem 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • Eugene M. Dagon
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Psychiatry, College of MedicineUniversity of South FloridaTampaUSA

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