Dr Patricia Weerakoon

Honorary Senior Lecturer
Medicine, Westmead Clinical School

Telephone 9351 9256
Fax 9351 9400

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Selected grants

2009

  • Best Practice Management of Male Sexual Dysfunction in Australia: What do Men really want from their General Practitioner?; Weerakoon P, McCann B, Ramanathan V, Sitharthan G, Shuttleworth R; Eli Lilly Australia Pty Limited/Research Support.

2007

  • A trans-generational study of the effects of a school based sex education on sexual attitudes and behaviour; Weerakoon P; Interrelate Family Centres/Research Grant.

2006

  • An explanatory study of students perceptions of sense of community in a postgraduate research environment; Weerakoon P, Strain D; Internal Research Grant Allocations/Cumberland.

2001

  • An evaluation of alternate modes of course delivery: the relationships between learning styles, approaches to study, student preferences and performance; Weerakoon P; University of Sydney/Internal Research Grant Allocations - Cumberland.

Selected publications

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Book Chapters

  • Jones, M., Pynor, R., Sullivan, G., Weerakoon, P. (2002). A study of attitudes toward sexuality issues among health care students in Australia. In Elizabeth P. Cramer (Editor) (Eds.), Addressing Homophobia and Heterosexism on College Campuses, (pp. 73-86). United States: Harrington Park Press.

Journals

  • Bond, K., Weerakoon, P., Shuttleworth, R. (2012). A literature review on vulvodynia and distress. Sexual and Relationship Therapy, 27(1), 46-62. [More Information]
  • Bond, K., Mpofu, E., Weerakoon, P., Shuttleworth, R. (2012). Treatment seeking for vulvodynia and vaginismus: A systematic review. New Voices in Psychology.
  • Wylie, K., Weerakoon, P. (2010). International perspective on teaching human sexuality. Academic Psychiatry, 34(5), 397-402. [More Information]
  • Shuttleworth, R., Russell, C., Weerakoon, P., Dune, T. (2010). Sexuality in Residential Aged Care: A Survey of Perceptions and Policies in Australian Nursing Homes. Sexuality and Disability: a journal devoted to the psychological and medical aspects of sexuality in rehabilitation and community settings, 28(3), 187-194.
  • Allison, B., Sitharthan, G., Weerakoon, P. (2009). A pilot study of Australian school-based sexual health education: parents views. Sexual Health, 6(4), 328-333. [More Information]
  • Macbeth, A., Weerakoon, P., Sitharthan, G. (2009). Pilot study of Australian school-based sexual health education: parents' views. Sexual Health, 6(4), 328-333. [More Information]
  • Jiao, C., Knight, P., Weerakoon, P., McCann, B., Turman, A. (2008). Effects of sexual arousal on vibrotactile detection thresholds in aged men with and without erectile dysfunction. Sexual Health, 5, 347-352. [More Information]
  • Weerakoon, P., Sitharthan, G., Skowronski, D. (2008). Online sexuality education and health professional students' comfort in dealing with sexual issues. Sexual and Relationship Therapy, 23(3), 247-257.
  • Weerakoon, P., Knight, P. (2008). The use of a modified Delphi method to determine global trends in sexology education. Medical Education, 42(3), 324. [More Information]
  • Meyer, M., Donelly, M., Weerakoon, P. (2007). 'They're taking the place of my hands': perspectives of people using personal care. Disability and Society, 22(6), 595-608. [More Information]
  • Jiao, C., Knight, P., Weerakoon, P., Turman, A. (2007). Effects of visual erotic stimulation on vibrotactile detection thresholds in men. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 36(6), 787-792. [More Information]
  • Jiao, C., Turman, A., Weerakoon, P., Knight, P. (2006). Alterations in grip strength during male sexual arousal. International Journal of Impotence Research, 18(2), 206-209. [More Information]
  • Pynor, R., Weerakoon, P., Jones, M. (2005). A preliminary investigation of physiotherapy students' attitudes towards issues of sexuality in clinical practice. Physiotherapy, 91(1), 42-48.
  • Jones, M., Weerakoon, P., Pynor, R. (2005). Survey of occupational therapy students' attitudes towards sexual issues in clinical practice. Occupational Therapy International, 12(2), 95-106.
  • Weerakoon, P., Jones, M., Pynow, R., Kilburn-Watt, E. (2004). Allied Health Professional Students' Perceived Level Of Comfort In Clinical Situations That Have Sexual Connotations. Journal of Allied Health, 33(3), 189-193.
  • Weerakoon, P. (2003). E-learning in sexuality education. Medical Teacher, 25(1), 13-17.
  • Weerakoon, P., Wong, E. (2003). Sexuality education on-line for health professionals. The Electronic Journal of Human Sexuality, 6, 1-7.
  • Jones, M., Pynor, R., Sullivan, G., Weerakoon, P. (2002). A Study of Attitudes Towards Sexuality Issues Among Health Care Students in Australia. Journal of Lesbian Studies, 6(3/4), 73-87.
  • Johnson, H., Weerakoon, P., Stricker, P. (2002). The incidence, aetiology and presentation of Peyronie's Disease in Sydney, Australia. Sexuality and Disability: a journal devoted to the psychological and medical aspects of sexuality in rehabilitation and community settings, 20(2), 109-116.
  • Weerakoon, P. (2001). Female sexual dysfunction: definitions and classifications. Journal of Sex and Marital Therapy, 27, 245-245.
  • Weerakoon, P. (2001). Patient sexuality and the stomal therapy nurse. The Journal of Stomal Therapy Australia, 21, 23-27.
  • Weerakoon, P. (2001). Sexuality and the patient with a stoma. Sexuality and Disability: a journal devoted to the psychological and medical aspects of sexuality in rehabilitation and community settings, 19, 121-129.
  • Lee, G., Weerakoon, P. (2001). The role of computer-aided assessment in health professional education: a comparison of student performance in computer-based and paper-and-pen multiple-choice tests. Medical Teacher, 23, 152-157.

Conferences

  • Ramanathan, V., Sitharthan, G., Weerakoon, P., Shuttleworth, R. (2009). Sexual Health of South Asian Men Living in Australia. The 19th World Congress for Sexual Health-Sexual Health & Rights, Goteborg, Sweden.
  • Weerakoon, P. (2007). Effect of On-Line Sexuality Education on Health Porofessional Students Comfort in Provision of Sexual Health Care. 1st World Congress for Sexual Health The 18th Congress of the World Association for Sexual Health, Sydney: 1st World Congress for Sexual Health The 18th Congress of the World Association for Sexual Health.
  • Weerakoon, P., Knight, P., Sitharthan, G. (2007). Global Sexual Health: Lessons in Internationalisation. EdHealth Conference 2007, Australia: University of Sydney.
  • Weerakoon, P. (2007). On-Line Sex Education, Counselling and Therapy. 1st World Congress for Sexual Health The 18th Congress of the World Association for Sexual Health, Sydney: 1st World Congress for Sexual Health The 18th Congress of the World Association for Sexual Health.
  • Hanly, N., Juraskova, I., Weerakoon, P., Skowronski, D. (2007). The Development of a model of sexual self-perceptionabd activity in men following treatment for prostrate cancer. 1st World Congress for Sexual Health The 18th Congress of the World Association for Sexual Health, Sydney: 1st World Congress for Sexual Health The 18th Congress of the World Association for Sexual Health.
  • Prestage, G., Weerakoon, P., Lee, G. (2007). The married men who have sex with men study (m2m), recruitment strategies used to understad issues, optimize health-care and inform the community. 1st World Congress for Sexual Health The 18th Congress of the World Association for Sexual Health, Sydney: 1st World Congress for Sexual Health The 18th Congress of the World Association for Sexual Health.
  • Jiao, C., Knight, P., Weerakoon, P., Turman, B., McCann, B. (2006). Alteration in grip strengths of patients with erectile dysfunction. 26th Australian Neuroscience Society Conference.
  • Jones, M., Weerakoon, P., Pynor, R. (2006). An investigation of occupational therapy students' level of comfort towards issues of sexuality in clinical practice.
  • Weerakoon, P., Knight, P., Wylie, K. (2006). Global Sexology Education: Fantasy or Necessity? 9th Asia Oceania Congress of Sexology, Bangkok, Thailand: Asia Oceania Federation of Sexology.
  • Donelly, M., Meyer, M., Weerakoon, P. (2006). I just dont want to be there: perceptions of personal assistance. WFOT 2006: OTs in action: local and global, Sydney, Australia: University of Sydney.
  • Weerakoon, P., Lee, G., Knight, P. (2006). Sexology in Cyberspace: On-line learning in sexual health. Sexual Dysfunction 2006: Clinical Practice, Research and Trends, Queenstown, New Zealand: Sexual Research Charitable Trust (NZ).
  • Donelly, M., Meyer, M., Weerakoon, P. (2006). They're taking the place of my hands: Perspectives of occupational therapists. WFOT 2006: OTs in action: local and global, Sydney, Australia: University of Sydney.
  • Weerakoon, P., Knight, P., Skowronski, D. (2006). Worldwide collaboration in research and education. 8th Congress of the European Federation of Sexology.
  • Hudson, J., Prestage, G., Weerakoon, P. (2005). Exploring the locations where married men have sex with men (MSMM) and identifying possible health risks. 3rd Annual NSW Primary Health Care Research and Evaluation Conference - Cultivating Capacity, Sydney: Department of Health and Aging.
  • Hudson, J., Turman, A., Weerakoon, P. (2005). Finding Mr Any Minute Now: Recruitment strategies for the married men who have sex with men (M2M) study. World Congress of Sexology - Sexo 2005, Montreal: World Congress of Sexology.
  • Jiao, C., Knight, P., Weerakoon, P., Turman, A. (2005). Male non genital responses in sexual arousal: the future of assessment of male sexual function? 3rd Annual NSW Primary Health Care Research and Evaluation Conference - Cultivating Capacity, Sydney: Department of Health and Aging.
  • Jiao, C., Knight, P., Weerakoon, P., Turman, B. (2005). Male non-genital responses in sexual arousal: The future of assessment of male sexual function? 3rd Annual NSW Primary Health Care Research and Evaluation Conference - Cultivating Capacity, Sydney: Department of Health and Aging.
  • Hudson, J., Prestage, G., Weerakoon, P. (2005). Recruitment strategies used in the "Married men who have sex with men - M2M" study. 3rd Annual NSW Primary Health Care Research and Evaluation Conference - Cultivating Capacity, Sydney: Department of Health and Aging.
  • Weerakoon, P. (2005). Sex-on-line: sexuality education for the 21st century. World Congress of Sexology - Sexo 2005, Montreal: World Congress of Sexology.
  • Lewandowski, R., Weerakoon, P. (2005). The effect of combat related post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) on sexual functioning and intimacy. 3rd Annual NSW Primary Health Care Research and Evaluation Conference - Cultivating Capacity, Sydney: Department of Health and Aging.
  • Caetano, M., Knight, P., Weerakoon, P. (2005). The effects of prostate cancer on sexual intimacy in heterosexual relationships. 3rd Annual NSW Primary Health Care Research and Evaluation Conference - Cultivating Capacity, Sydney: Department of Health and Aging.
  • Hudson, J., Turman, A., Weerakoon, P. (2005). The M2M study: married men who have sex with men. World Congress of Sexology - Sexo 2005, Montreal: World Congress of Sexology.
  • Weerakoon, P., Knight, P., Lee, G., Mahony, M. (2005). The significance of Community in a global on-line graduate interprofessional program. Ed Health Conference 2005 - Innovation to Practice, Sydney: The College of Health Sciences.
  • Lee, G., Weerakoon, P., Lingard, J. (2003). A case study of flexible delivery: observations on student choice, approaches to learning and performance. HERDSA Annual Conference, CD: HERDSA.
  • Weerakoon, P., Mahony, M. (2003). Delivering sexuality education to undergraduates online: integrating sexuality pedagogy with online pedagogy. E-Learn 2003: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare & Higher Education, Norfolk, USA: AACE.
  • Weerakoon, P. (2003). Evaluation of on-line learning and students' preception of workload. HERDSA Annual Conference, CD: HERDSA.
  • Weerakoon, P., Jones, M., Pynor, R. (2002). Allied health professional students' perceived level of comfort in clinical situations that have sexual connotations. Research from the ground up - a statewide conference to promote the practice and uptake of research and evaluation in primary health care, : British Medical Journal Publishing Group.
  • Meyer, M., Weerakoon, P. (2002). An exploration of the intimate aspects of personal care assistance, and the impact this assistance has on the body image and the sexuality of the recipient. Research from the ground up - a statewide conference to promote the practice and uptake of research and evaluation in primary health care, : British Medical Journal Publishing Group.
  • Jones, M., Weerakoon, P., Sullivan, G., Pynor, R. (2002). An Investigation of health care Students' Attitudes toward Sexual Issues. 2002 Hawaii International Conference on Social Sciences, : British Medical Journal Publishing Group.
  • Lee, G., Knight, P., Weerakoon, P. (2002). Are negative stemmed multiple choice questions the same for everyone? 25th HERDSA Conference, : British Medical Journal Publishing Group.
  • Weerakoon, P. (2002). Body Functions. 3rd IT Education Showcase 2002: The Wonderful World of Assessment, : British Medical Journal Publishing Group.
  • Weerakoon, P. (2002). Development and evaluation of an on-line sexuality education program for allied health professionals. Research from the ground up- a statewide conference to promote the practice and uptake of research and evaluation in primary health care, : British Medical Journal Publishing Group.
  • Weerakoon, P., Wong, M. (2002). Maximising opportunities for learning: sexuality education on-line. Quality Conversations - Research and Development in Higher Education. Annual International HERDSA conference - 7-10 July, 2002, ACT, Australia: Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia.
  • Weerakoon, P., Wong, M., West, R., Atkinson, S. (2002). On-line sexuality education. Web CT Asia Pacific Conference - Teaching and Learning for the Next Generation, Vancouver, Canada: WebCT.
  • Weerakoon, P. (2002). Sexuality for Health Professionals. 3rd IT Education Showcase 2002: The Wonderful World of Assessment, : British Medical Journal Publishing Group.
  • Lee, G., Weerakoon, P. (2002). Student performance in computer-based versus paper-and-pen multiple choice tests. 25th HERDSA Conference, : British Medical Journal Publishing Group.
  • Kilburn-Watt, E., Weerakoon, P., Pynor, R. (2001). Medical RadiationScience (MRS) Students' Anticipated Level of Comfort in Clinical Interactions which have Sexual Implications. Australian & New Zealand Society of Nuclear Medicine, : World Scientific Publishing.

2012

  • Bond, K., Weerakoon, P., Shuttleworth, R. (2012). A literature review on vulvodynia and distress. Sexual and Relationship Therapy, 27(1), 46-62. [More Information]
  • Bond, K., Mpofu, E., Weerakoon, P., Shuttleworth, R. (2012). Treatment seeking for vulvodynia and vaginismus: A systematic review. New Voices in Psychology.

2010

  • Wylie, K., Weerakoon, P. (2010). International perspective on teaching human sexuality. Academic Psychiatry, 34(5), 397-402. [More Information]
  • Shuttleworth, R., Russell, C., Weerakoon, P., Dune, T. (2010). Sexuality in Residential Aged Care: A Survey of Perceptions and Policies in Australian Nursing Homes. Sexuality and Disability: a journal devoted to the psychological and medical aspects of sexuality in rehabilitation and community settings, 28(3), 187-194.

2009

  • Allison, B., Sitharthan, G., Weerakoon, P. (2009). A pilot study of Australian school-based sexual health education: parents views. Sexual Health, 6(4), 328-333. [More Information]
  • Macbeth, A., Weerakoon, P., Sitharthan, G. (2009). Pilot study of Australian school-based sexual health education: parents' views. Sexual Health, 6(4), 328-333. [More Information]
  • Ramanathan, V., Sitharthan, G., Weerakoon, P., Shuttleworth, R. (2009). Sexual Health of South Asian Men Living in Australia. The 19th World Congress for Sexual Health-Sexual Health & Rights, Goteborg, Sweden.

2008

  • Jiao, C., Knight, P., Weerakoon, P., McCann, B., Turman, A. (2008). Effects of sexual arousal on vibrotactile detection thresholds in aged men with and without erectile dysfunction. Sexual Health, 5, 347-352. [More Information]
  • Weerakoon, P., Sitharthan, G., Skowronski, D. (2008). Online sexuality education and health professional students' comfort in dealing with sexual issues. Sexual and Relationship Therapy, 23(3), 247-257.
  • Weerakoon, P., Knight, P. (2008). The use of a modified Delphi method to determine global trends in sexology education. Medical Education, 42(3), 324. [More Information]

2007

  • Meyer, M., Donelly, M., Weerakoon, P. (2007). 'They're taking the place of my hands': perspectives of people using personal care. Disability and Society, 22(6), 595-608. [More Information]
  • Weerakoon, P. (2007). Effect of On-Line Sexuality Education on Health Porofessional Students Comfort in Provision of Sexual Health Care. 1st World Congress for Sexual Health The 18th Congress of the World Association for Sexual Health, Sydney: 1st World Congress for Sexual Health The 18th Congress of the World Association for Sexual Health.
  • Jiao, C., Knight, P., Weerakoon, P., Turman, A. (2007). Effects of visual erotic stimulation on vibrotactile detection thresholds in men. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 36(6), 787-792. [More Information]
  • Weerakoon, P., Knight, P., Sitharthan, G. (2007). Global Sexual Health: Lessons in Internationalisation. EdHealth Conference 2007, Australia: University of Sydney.
  • Weerakoon, P. (2007). On-Line Sex Education, Counselling and Therapy. 1st World Congress for Sexual Health The 18th Congress of the World Association for Sexual Health, Sydney: 1st World Congress for Sexual Health The 18th Congress of the World Association for Sexual Health.
  • Hanly, N., Juraskova, I., Weerakoon, P., Skowronski, D. (2007). The Development of a model of sexual self-perceptionabd activity in men following treatment for prostrate cancer. 1st World Congress for Sexual Health The 18th Congress of the World Association for Sexual Health, Sydney: 1st World Congress for Sexual Health The 18th Congress of the World Association for Sexual Health.
  • Prestage, G., Weerakoon, P., Lee, G. (2007). The married men who have sex with men study (m2m), recruitment strategies used to understad issues, optimize health-care and inform the community. 1st World Congress for Sexual Health The 18th Congress of the World Association for Sexual Health, Sydney: 1st World Congress for Sexual Health The 18th Congress of the World Association for Sexual Health.

2006

  • Jiao, C., Knight, P., Weerakoon, P., Turman, B., McCann, B. (2006). Alteration in grip strengths of patients with erectile dysfunction. 26th Australian Neuroscience Society Conference.
  • Jiao, C., Turman, A., Weerakoon, P., Knight, P. (2006). Alterations in grip strength during male sexual arousal. International Journal of Impotence Research, 18(2), 206-209. [More Information]
  • Jones, M., Weerakoon, P., Pynor, R. (2006). An investigation of occupational therapy students' level of comfort towards issues of sexuality in clinical practice.
  • Weerakoon, P., Knight, P., Wylie, K. (2006). Global Sexology Education: Fantasy or Necessity? 9th Asia Oceania Congress of Sexology, Bangkok, Thailand: Asia Oceania Federation of Sexology.
  • Donelly, M., Meyer, M., Weerakoon, P. (2006). I just dont want to be there: perceptions of personal assistance. WFOT 2006: OTs in action: local and global, Sydney, Australia: University of Sydney.
  • Weerakoon, P., Lee, G., Knight, P. (2006). Sexology in Cyberspace: On-line learning in sexual health. Sexual Dysfunction 2006: Clinical Practice, Research and Trends, Queenstown, New Zealand: Sexual Research Charitable Trust (NZ).
  • Donelly, M., Meyer, M., Weerakoon, P. (2006). They're taking the place of my hands: Perspectives of occupational therapists. WFOT 2006: OTs in action: local and global, Sydney, Australia: University of Sydney.
  • Weerakoon, P., Knight, P., Skowronski, D. (2006). Worldwide collaboration in research and education. 8th Congress of the European Federation of Sexology.

2005

  • Pynor, R., Weerakoon, P., Jones, M. (2005). A preliminary investigation of physiotherapy students' attitudes towards issues of sexuality in clinical practice. Physiotherapy, 91(1), 42-48.
  • Hudson, J., Prestage, G., Weerakoon, P. (2005). Exploring the locations where married men have sex with men (MSMM) and identifying possible health risks. 3rd Annual NSW Primary Health Care Research and Evaluation Conference - Cultivating Capacity, Sydney: Department of Health and Aging.
  • Hudson, J., Turman, A., Weerakoon, P. (2005). Finding Mr Any Minute Now: Recruitment strategies for the married men who have sex with men (M2M) study. World Congress of Sexology - Sexo 2005, Montreal: World Congress of Sexology.
  • Jiao, C., Knight, P., Weerakoon, P., Turman, A. (2005). Male non genital responses in sexual arousal: the future of assessment of male sexual function? 3rd Annual NSW Primary Health Care Research and Evaluation Conference - Cultivating Capacity, Sydney: Department of Health and Aging.
  • Jiao, C., Knight, P., Weerakoon, P., Turman, B. (2005). Male non-genital responses in sexual arousal: The future of assessment of male sexual function? 3rd Annual NSW Primary Health Care Research and Evaluation Conference - Cultivating Capacity, Sydney: Department of Health and Aging.
  • Hudson, J., Prestage, G., Weerakoon, P. (2005). Recruitment strategies used in the "Married men who have sex with men - M2M" study. 3rd Annual NSW Primary Health Care Research and Evaluation Conference - Cultivating Capacity, Sydney: Department of Health and Aging.
  • Weerakoon, P. (2005). Sex-on-line: sexuality education for the 21st century. World Congress of Sexology - Sexo 2005, Montreal: World Congress of Sexology.
  • Jones, M., Weerakoon, P., Pynor, R. (2005). Survey of occupational therapy students' attitudes towards sexual issues in clinical practice. Occupational Therapy International, 12(2), 95-106.
  • Lewandowski, R., Weerakoon, P. (2005). The effect of combat related post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) on sexual functioning and intimacy. 3rd Annual NSW Primary Health Care Research and Evaluation Conference - Cultivating Capacity, Sydney: Department of Health and Aging.
  • Caetano, M., Knight, P., Weerakoon, P. (2005). The effects of prostate cancer on sexual intimacy in heterosexual relationships. 3rd Annual NSW Primary Health Care Research and Evaluation Conference - Cultivating Capacity, Sydney: Department of Health and Aging.
  • Hudson, J., Turman, A., Weerakoon, P. (2005). The M2M study: married men who have sex with men. World Congress of Sexology - Sexo 2005, Montreal: World Congress of Sexology.
  • Weerakoon, P., Knight, P., Lee, G., Mahony, M. (2005). The significance of Community in a global on-line graduate interprofessional program. Ed Health Conference 2005 - Innovation to Practice, Sydney: The College of Health Sciences.

2004

  • Weerakoon, P., Jones, M., Pynow, R., Kilburn-Watt, E. (2004). Allied Health Professional Students' Perceived Level Of Comfort In Clinical Situations That Have Sexual Connotations. Journal of Allied Health, 33(3), 189-193.

2003

  • Lee, G., Weerakoon, P., Lingard, J. (2003). A case study of flexible delivery: observations on student choice, approaches to learning and performance. HERDSA Annual Conference, CD: HERDSA.
  • Weerakoon, P., Mahony, M. (2003). Delivering sexuality education to undergraduates online: integrating sexuality pedagogy with online pedagogy. E-Learn 2003: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare & Higher Education, Norfolk, USA: AACE.
  • Weerakoon, P. (2003). E-learning in sexuality education. Medical Teacher, 25(1), 13-17.
  • Weerakoon, P. (2003). Evaluation of on-line learning and students' preception of workload. HERDSA Annual Conference, CD: HERDSA.
  • Weerakoon, P., Wong, E. (2003). Sexuality education on-line for health professionals. The Electronic Journal of Human Sexuality, 6, 1-7.

2002

  • Jones, M., Pynor, R., Sullivan, G., Weerakoon, P. (2002). A study of attitudes toward sexuality issues among health care students in Australia. In Elizabeth P. Cramer (Editor) (Eds.), Addressing Homophobia and Heterosexism on College Campuses, (pp. 73-86). United States: Harrington Park Press.
  • Jones, M., Pynor, R., Sullivan, G., Weerakoon, P. (2002). A Study of Attitudes Towards Sexuality Issues Among Health Care Students in Australia. Journal of Lesbian Studies, 6(3/4), 73-87.
  • Weerakoon, P., Jones, M., Pynor, R. (2002). Allied health professional students' perceived level of comfort in clinical situations that have sexual connotations. Research from the ground up - a statewide conference to promote the practice and uptake of research and evaluation in primary health care, : British Medical Journal Publishing Group.
  • Meyer, M., Weerakoon, P. (2002). An exploration of the intimate aspects of personal care assistance, and the impact this assistance has on the body image and the sexuality of the recipient. Research from the ground up - a statewide conference to promote the practice and uptake of research and evaluation in primary health care, : British Medical Journal Publishing Group.
  • Jones, M., Weerakoon, P., Sullivan, G., Pynor, R. (2002). An Investigation of health care Students' Attitudes toward Sexual Issues. 2002 Hawaii International Conference on Social Sciences, : British Medical Journal Publishing Group.
  • Lee, G., Knight, P., Weerakoon, P. (2002). Are negative stemmed multiple choice questions the same for everyone? 25th HERDSA Conference, : British Medical Journal Publishing Group.
  • Weerakoon, P. (2002). Body Functions. 3rd IT Education Showcase 2002: The Wonderful World of Assessment, : British Medical Journal Publishing Group.
  • Weerakoon, P. (2002). Development and evaluation of an on-line sexuality education program for allied health professionals. Research from the ground up- a statewide conference to promote the practice and uptake of research and evaluation in primary health care, : British Medical Journal Publishing Group.
  • Weerakoon, P., Wong, M. (2002). Maximising opportunities for learning: sexuality education on-line. Quality Conversations - Research and Development in Higher Education. Annual International HERDSA conference - 7-10 July, 2002, ACT, Australia: Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia.
  • Weerakoon, P., Wong, M., West, R., Atkinson, S. (2002). On-line sexuality education. Web CT Asia Pacific Conference - Teaching and Learning for the Next Generation, Vancouver, Canada: WebCT.
  • Weerakoon, P. (2002). Sexuality for Health Professionals. 3rd IT Education Showcase 2002: The Wonderful World of Assessment, : British Medical Journal Publishing Group.
  • Lee, G., Weerakoon, P. (2002). Student performance in computer-based versus paper-and-pen multiple choice tests. 25th HERDSA Conference, : British Medical Journal Publishing Group.
  • Johnson, H., Weerakoon, P., Stricker, P. (2002). The incidence, aetiology and presentation of Peyronie's Disease in Sydney, Australia. Sexuality and Disability: a journal devoted to the psychological and medical aspects of sexuality in rehabilitation and community settings, 20(2), 109-116.

2001

  • Weerakoon, P. (2001). Female sexual dysfunction: definitions and classifications. Journal of Sex and Marital Therapy, 27, 245-245.
  • Kilburn-Watt, E., Weerakoon, P., Pynor, R. (2001). Medical RadiationScience (MRS) Students' Anticipated Level of Comfort in Clinical Interactions which have Sexual Implications. Australian & New Zealand Society of Nuclear Medicine, : World Scientific Publishing.
  • Weerakoon, P. (2001). Patient sexuality and the stomal therapy nurse. The Journal of Stomal Therapy Australia, 21, 23-27.
  • Weerakoon, P. (2001). Sexuality and the patient with a stoma. Sexuality and Disability: a journal devoted to the psychological and medical aspects of sexuality in rehabilitation and community settings, 19, 121-129.
  • Lee, G., Weerakoon, P. (2001). The role of computer-aided assessment in health professional education: a comparison of student performance in computer-based and paper-and-pen multiple-choice tests. Medical Teacher, 23, 152-157.

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