Knowledge and attitudes of doctors toward the sexuality of older people in Turkey

Dogan S., DEMİR B., Eker E. , Karim S.

INTERNATIONAL PSYCHOGERIATRICS, vol.20, no.5, pp.1019-1027, 2008 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 20 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.1017/s1041610208007229
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Social Sciences Citation Index, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1019-1027


Background: Few studies have looked at healthcare professionals' knowledge of and attitudes to later life sexuality in both Western and Eastern cultures. Here we examine the attitudes and knowledge of Turkish medical doctors toward sexuality in older people.