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An investigation of sexuality and its management after traumatic brain injury

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posted on 2022-12-02, 04:10 authored by ELINOR ELIZABETH FRASER
This thesis examines the multidimensional nature of sexuality and its management after traumatic brain injury (TBI). The findings provide insight into how factors interact to influence sexual function and wellbeing after TBI, problematic barriers and factors that may improve sexuality service delivery in rehabilitation from the perspectives of practitioners, and treatment of persistent post-TBI sexuality problems. Specifically, we developed a world-first cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) sexuality intervention and, in nine adults with TBI, found preliminary evidence of efficacy and feasibility. It is hoped that this evidence and knowledge can help support survivors and clinicians to optimise sexuality outcomes after TBI.

History

Principal supervisor

Jennie Louise Ponsford

Additional supervisor 1

Dr Marina Downing

Year of Award

2022

Department, School or Centre

Psychological Sciences

Campus location

Australia

Course

Doctor of Philosophy (Clinical Neuropsychology)

Degree Type

DOCTORATE

Faculty

Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences

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