The Impact of Disability and Chronic Illness

  • Jennifer L. Hillman
Part of the Issues in the Practice of Psychology book series (IPPS)


Older adults both inside and outside of nursing homes cope with chronic illnesses. More than one in three community-living older adults report that a chronic illness poses some limitation in their otherwise normal activities (Dorgan, 1995).


Sexual Activity Chronic Illness Heart Attack Sexual Dysfunction Sexual Functioning 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2000

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jennifer L. Hillman
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  1. 1.Berks-Lehigh Valley CollegeThe Pennsylvania State UniversityReadingUSA

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