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Sexuality and disability: A case of occupational injustice

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dc.contributor Universitat de Vic. Facultat de Ciències de la Salut i el Benestar
dc.contributor.author Simó i Algado, Salvador
dc.contributor.author Sakellariou, DiKaios
dc.date.accessioned 2014-11-17T11:30:17Z
dc.date.available 2014-11-17T11:30:17Z
dc.date.created 2006
dc.date.issued 2006
dc.identifier.citation Sakellariou, D., & Simó Algado, S. (2006). Sexuality and disability: A case of occupational injustice. British Journal of Occupational Therapy, 69(2), 69-76. ca_ES
dc.identifier.issn 0308-0226
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10854/3596
dc.description.abstract Sexuality is an integral part of human life; however, people with disabilities often report an unsatisfying sexual life. The aim of this study was both to explore the reasons for the reported unsatisfying life and to reframe it in terms of occupational injustice and denial of participation in meaningful occupation. In-depth interviews were carried out with six men with a spinal cord injury. Thematic analysis was applied to the data and formed the basis for the textural description of the participants' experiences. The study participants generally found that certain societal beliefs and attitudes had an impact on their participation in sexuality-related occupations. They were experiencing occupational injustice as a result of the restriction of engagement in meaningful occupation. Impairment per se was usually not perceived as a barrier to a fulfilling sexual life. The study concluded that occupational therapists should embrace occupational justice as the main purpose of the profession and include issues of sexuality in their agenda. ca_ES
dc.format application/pdf
dc.format.extent 9 p. ca_ES
dc.language.iso eng ca_ES
dc.publisher College of Occupational Therapists ca_ES
dc.rights Tots els drets reservats ca_ES
dc.subject.other Sexualitat ca_ES
dc.subject.other Discapacitats ca_ES
dc.subject.other Teràpia ocupacional ca_ES
dc.subject.other Justícia ca_ES
dc.title Sexuality and disability: A case of occupational injustice ca_ES
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article ca_ES
dc.rights.accesRights info:eu-repo/semantics/closedAccess ca_ES
dc.type.version info:eu-repo/publishedVersion ca_ES
dc.indexacio Indexat a SCOPUS ca_ES

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