The Gynecological Aspect of Sexuality in the Elderly

  • D. Dinulovic
  • G. Radonjic
Conference paper
Part of the Internationale Kasseler Gerontologische Gespräche book series (GERONT.GESPR., volume 1)

Abstract

The sexual function of man (homo sapiens) is as old as human life. This statement is supported by subtantial evidence accumulated over centuries, but it will not be discussed here.

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© Dr. Dietrich Steinkopff Verlag GmbH & Co. KG, Darmstadt 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. Dinulovic
    • 1
    • 2
  • G. Radonjic
    • 2
  1. 1.Universität BelgardBelgradJugoslawien
  2. 2.Clinic of Gynecology and Obstetrics, UCCUniversity of BelgradeBelgradeYugoslavia

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