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Cancer survivors and sexual problems and interventions

Sexual problems of women recovering from life-threatening illness are often overlooked in medical treatment. This study focuses on the benefit of short-term psychological therapy for women who have been treated for cervical or endometrial cancer.

Stenchever, M.A., Heiman, J.R., & Lentz, G.(2003) Sexual issues in gynecologic practice. American College of Gynecology Update, 29, 5, 1-10.

This study is being conducted with Lori Brotto, Ph.D, at the University of Washington, in collaboration with Julia Heiman at The Kinsey Institute.

Social Science Research Council

Brotto, L.A., Heiman, J.R., Goff, B., Greer, B., Lentz, G.M, Swisher, E., Tamimi, H., Van Blaricom, A. (2008). A Psychoeducational Intervention for Sexual Dysfunction in Women with Gynecologic Cancer. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 37 (2): 317-329. pdf

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