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ERIC Number: EJ650489
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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ISSN: ISSN-0274-9483
Barriers to the Development of Intimate Relationships and the Expression of Sexuality among People with Developmental Disabilities: Their Perceptions.
Lesseliers, Joan; Van Hove, Geert
Journal of the Association for Persons with Severe Handicaps (JASH), v27 n1 p69-81 Spr 2002
Interviews with 46 adults with mental retardation in Flanders, Belgium, found there was no one type of relational-sexual experience, but common to all was the absence of support for building relationships and for coping with ensuing relational difficulties. Structural, organizational, and attitudinal barriers appeared to shape perceptionsof sexuality. (Contains references.) (Author/CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Belgium