Show Summary Details
Page of

Principles of Treatment of Sexual Dysfunction 

Principles of Treatment of Sexual Dysfunction
Principles of Treatment of Sexual Dysfunction

Michelle Peate

and Ilona Juraskova

Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD MEDICINE ONLINE ( © Oxford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a title in Oxford Medicine Online for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy and Legal Notice).

date: 05 May 2021

The prevalence of cancer-related sexual dysfunction and body image problems varies according to diagnosis and treatment, but they affect at least half of those treated for pelvic malignancies or breast cancers and greater than a quarter of patients with other cancers. This chapter on psychosexual and psychoeducational issues outlines the impact of cancer treatment on psychosexual well-being (e.g., body image and sexual dysfunction) in males and females. It describes mechanisms to identify psychosexual problems and how to assess the potential needs of patients according to cancer site. It provides recommendations for effective evidence-based interventions to manage psychosexual problems according to presenting symptoms.

Access to the complete content on Oxford Medicine Online requires a subscription or purchase. Public users are able to search the site and view the abstracts for each book and chapter without a subscription.

Please subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you have purchased a print title that contains an access token, please see the token for information about how to register your code.

For questions on access or troubleshooting, please check our FAQs, and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.