It is post treatment, that the frustration of not achieving an erection interrupts the process of couple intimacy and the recommencement of sexual life. At this stage a new norm can be established since loss of erectile function does not preclude achieving orgasm for either partner and other physical activities are possible. Natural hesitancy to confront the issue and lack of appropriate resources inhibit the management of this couple concern. Using a combination of qualitative and quantitative methodology, the current project aims to explore the adjustment process of men following treatment for prostate cancer.
This presentation, "Responding to the needs of consumers with complex trauma histories a consumer perspective" focuses on the needs of adult survivors of child abuse, highlighting the frequent