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Age Is Not a Condom: HIV and Sexual Health for Older Adults

Age Is Not a Condom: HIV and Sexual Health for Older Adults Curr Sex Health Rep (2017) 9:109–115 DOI 10.1007/s11930-017-0119-0 CURRENT CONTROVERSIES (P KLEINPLATZ AND C MOSER, SECTION EDITORS) 1 2 Stephen E. Karpiak & Joseph L. Lunievicz Published online: 28 July 2017 Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2017 Abstract Introduction Purpose of Review This review was conducted to illustrate how the emerging recognition of sexual health in the older Studies of the sexual health of the older adult are few but data adult is informed by research on the growing aging HIV pop- are emerging (Fig. 1). Although research-based data remain ulation in the USA and globally. Assessing the sexual health scant, most available data on the sexual health of older adults needs of the older adult through the prism of HIV prevention were generated through the prism of HIV prevention research. is not ideal. But, there are data and “lessons learned” that This paper examines the sexual behavior of older adults living advance our understanding of the barriers and needs of older with HIV/AIDS. adults’ sexual health. There is increasing focus on the sexual health of older Recent Findings Data confirm many of these older adults with adults, age 50 and older. This developing interest is in part HIV remain http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Current Sexual Health Reports Springer Journals

Age Is Not a Condom: HIV and Sexual Health for Older Adults

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Publisher
Springer Journals
Copyright
Copyright © 2017 by Springer Science+Business Media, LLC
Subject
Medicine & Public Health; Urology; Endocrinology
ISSN
1548-3584
eISSN
1548-3592
DOI
10.1007/s11930-017-0119-0
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Curr Sex Health Rep (2017) 9:109–115 DOI 10.1007/s11930-017-0119-0 CURRENT CONTROVERSIES (P KLEINPLATZ AND C MOSER, SECTION EDITORS) 1 2 Stephen E. Karpiak & Joseph L. Lunievicz Published online: 28 July 2017 Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2017 Abstract Introduction Purpose of Review This review was conducted to illustrate how the emerging recognition of sexual health in the older Studies of the sexual health of the older adult are few but data adult is informed by research on the growing aging HIV pop- are emerging (Fig. 1). Although research-based data remain ulation in the USA and globally. Assessing the sexual health scant, most available data on the sexual health of older adults needs of the older adult through the prism of HIV prevention were generated through the prism of HIV prevention research. is not ideal. But, there are data and “lessons learned” that This paper examines the sexual behavior of older adults living advance our understanding of the barriers and needs of older with HIV/AIDS. adults’ sexual health. There is increasing focus on the sexual health of older Recent Findings Data confirm many of these older adults with adults, age 50 and older. This developing interest is in part HIV remain

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Current Sexual Health ReportsSpringer Journals

Published: Jul 28, 2017

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