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Sex in old age 

Sex in old age
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Sex in old age
Author(s):

John Kellett

and Catherine Oppenheimer

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199696758.003.0205
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date: 25 August 2019

Ageing brings increasing diversity. This certainly applies to sexual behaviour. Those who work in the field of old age psychiatry can help their patients by understanding this diversity, making it safe and acceptable for patients to talk about whatever sexual concerns they have, and helping them in the acquisition of all the information they need. Sex in old age is not the frightening imperative of the teenager, but it can still contribute greatly to the quality of life.

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