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April 1995

Sexuality and the Person With Traumatic Brain Injury: A Guide for Families

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Rochester, NY

Arch Neurol. 1995;52(4):342-343. doi:10.1001/archneur.1995.00540280024010

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Issues of sexuality and disability are arguably among the last to receive attention in the burgeoning field of comprehensive rehabilitation that has taken place over the past 10 to 15 years. As such, there is a relative dearth of professional reading materials and conferences related to this subject. However, the issues of sexuality and disability, especially related to traumatic brain injury (TBI) and stroke, have been receiving increasing attention in terms of the numbers of books, journal articles, and conferences devoted to this issue over the past few years.

This book, by Dr Ernest R. Griffith and Sally Lemberg, is a welcome addition to the issues of sexuality and TBI, especially in its emphasis as a resource for family members. The book first provides an overview of human sexual anatomy and function. The second chapter contributes a relatively comprehensive description of brain anatomy and function. Chapters 3 and 4 delineate

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