This unit will provide students an evidence-based approach to understand human sexual response,; appreciate sexual functioning of differently abled people across the lifespan; and equip students with adequate knowledge and skills to identify and manage a number of sexual concerns/problems/dysfunctions in men and women. On completion of this unit, students will be able to: (i) Evaluate sexual function across the lifespan; (ii) Appraise the role of sexual (health) literacy in optimum sexual health; (iii) Critique human sexual response models; (iv) Identify common male and female sexual dysfunctions; (v) Appraise the psychosexual and other management options for common sexual dysfunctions; and (vi) Critique the biopsychosocial determinants of sexual functioning.
Online plus blockintensive mode, 4 days, 9am-5pm
Discussion board participation (10%); online quizzes (30%); 2 x 1500 word essays (40%); group work task (20%);
Prescribed: John P. Wincze and Risa B. Weisberg, Sexual Dysfunction: A Guide for Assessment and Treatment (3rd ed), Guildford Press (2015); Recommended: Kevin R Wylie, ABC of Sexual Health (3rd edn), BMJ Books (2015).