Men’s Issues in Elderly Sexuality

  • Jennifer L. Hillman
Part of the Issues in the Practice of Psychology book series (IPPS)


In nearly all cultures, the functioning of the male phallus is tied intimately to a man’s sense of self, body image, and implied social worth. Although empirical studies suggest consistently that elderly men engage in sexual activity into late life with a relatively high frequency, more anecdotal, clinical evidence suggests that older men may regard age-related changes in their sexual response cycle with trepidation, embarrassment, anger, and fear.


Body Image Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia Sexual Dysfunction Premature Ejaculation Mental Health Practitioner 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2000

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jennifer L. Hillman
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  1. 1.Berks-Lehigh Valley CollegeThe Pennsylvania State UniversityReadingUSA

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