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A theoretical discussion of psychosexual illness – creative reading and writing as care

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Autor: Williams, Hannah
Fecha: 2017
Publicado en: Creative practices for improving health and social inclusion. 5th International Health Humanities Conference, Sevilla 2016 (2017), p 21-29
ISBN/ISSN: 978-84-697-3582-4
Tipo de documento: Ponencia
Resumen: This theoretical study outlines the application of creative reading and writing to women affected by issues of sexual dysfunction. A frame of the UK healthcare system and current treatment practices will be maintained, with a view to exploring the possible applications of theoretical reading and writing in self-care for those who are affected by these illnesses. The paper will aim to briefly discuss two primary female illnesses of sexual dysfunction, namely dyspareunia and anorgasmia, and their relation to theoretical writing as a possible care practice. The huge diversity of experiences lived by women who are diagnosed with these conditions cannot be overlooked, and this paper will not attempt to provide answers to all of the multiple and complex issues that women seeking treatment for psychosexual illness may be faced with, but will rather be a focused exploration of one possible treatment avenue for psychosexual disorders. It will be argued that a practical use of creative reading ...
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Cita: Williams, H. (2017). A theoretical discussion of psychosexual illness – creative reading and writing as care. En Creative practices for improving health and social inclusion. 5th International Health Humanities Conference, Sevilla 2016 (21-29), Sevilla: Universidad de Sevilla, Vicerrectorado de Investigación.
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URI: http://hdl.handle.net/11441/65420

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