Older adults

Older women with Type 2 diabetes: sexual health and well-being considerations

Older women with Type 2 diabetes: sexual health and well-being considerations

Stephanie Ejegi-Memeh, a PhD student at University of Sheffield considers the sexual health and wellbeing of older women with Type 2 diabetes In May 2016, Diabetes UK added “the right to talk about any sexual problems” to their list of 15 Healthcare Essentials. While this demonstrates recognition of the increased likelihood of sexual problems in people living with diabetes, the issues surrounding ... »

Older adults’ understandings of risks for sexually transmitted infections are influenced by a complexity of factors

Older adults’ understandings of risks for sexually transmitted infections are influenced by a complexity of factors

It’s not just young people who have sex; we know from studies that older adults have sex too. But do we know enough about how they understand risks? We spoke to older adults to ask them about their understandings and negotiations of ‘risks’ for sexually transmitted infections (STIs). It became clear that ideas about ‘risk’ depended on a range of what we call psycho-social factors – those related t... »

Round-up: 19th Feb 2016

Round-up: 19th Feb 2016

Published journal articles Adolescent sexual health: time to invest in a healthy future generation Vicky Jespers, Christiana Nöstlinger, Janneke van de Wijgert STI (Editorial) Reproductive health Applying the pre-intentional phase of the Health Action Process Approach (HAPA) Model to investigate factors associated with intention on consistent condom use with various types of female sex partners am... »

A brief report of an exploratory study of middle-aged adults’ risk taking for sexually transmitted infections

A brief report of an exploratory study of middle-aged adults’ risk taking for sexually transmitted infections

An exploration of middle-aged adults’ risk taking for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) Jenny Dalrymple, Jo Booth, Paul Flowers, Karen Lorimer Link to document (Word, 215 KB) »

Weekly Round-up – 18 Dec 15

Weekly Round-up – 18 Dec 15

Wishing everyone a lovely festive break.  Thank you to everyone who contributed to the Network this year.  The Round-up will return Friday 8th January 2016.   Published journal articles Participant views and experiences of participating in HIV research in sub-Saharan Africa: a qualitative systematic review NALUBEGA S, & EVANS C, JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Report... »

Episode 13:  Jenny Dalrymple discusses older adults’ sexual risk taking

Episode 13: Jenny Dalrymple discusses older adults’ sexual risk taking

Episode 13:  Jenny Dalrymple, Clinical Academic Research Fellow, Glasgow Caledonian University & sexual health nurse, Sandyford Glasgow In this podcast, Jenny chats to Karen about findings from a qualitative study that explored older adults’ sexual risk taking, within the context of late midlife. You can subscribe to the podcast on iTunes »

Weekly Round-up:  16th October 2015

Weekly Round-up: 16th October 2015

Published journal articles Conceptualising quality of life outcomes for women participating in testing for sexually transmitted infections: A systematic review and meta-synthesis of qualitative research Louise J. Jackson, Tracy E. Roberts Social Science & Medicine HIV after 40 in rural South Africa: A life course approach to HIV vulnerability among middle aged and older adults Sanyu A. Mojola,... »

Weekly Round-up of sexual health articles and news – 4th September 2015

Weekly Round-up of sexual health articles and news – 4th September 2015

Published articles A range of articles on sex and disability. For example: Sexual functioning and sexual well-being in people with a limb amputation: a cross-sectional study in the Netherlands Jesse E. A. Verschuren, Jan H. Geertzen, Paul Enzlin, Pieter U. Dijkstra & Rienk Dekker Disability and Rehabilitation Identifying Effective Methods for Teaching Sex Education to Individuals With Intellec... »

Round-up of sexual health articles and news – 21 August 2015

Round-up of sexual health articles and news – 21 August 2015

Published journal articles Becoming a person with HIV: experiences of Cambodian women infected by their spouses Youngran Yang, Danuta Wojnar & Frances Marcus Lewis Culture, Health & Sexuality HIV risk and sense of community: French gay male discourses on barebacking Gabriel Girard Culture, Health & Sexuality Interviewer: ‘Are women and girls ever responsible for the domestic violence t... »

Weekly Round-up of published articles and news -19th June 2015

Weekly Round-up of published articles and news -19th June 2015

  Recently published research Epidemiology Which sexually active young female students are most at risk of pelvic inflammatory disease? A prospective study Phillip E Hay, Sarah R Kerry, Rebecca Normansell, Paddy J Horner, Fiona Reid, Sally M Kerry, Katia Prime, Elizabeth Williams, Ian Simms, Adamma Aghaizu, Jorgen Jensen, Pippa Oakeshott STI Tinea genitalis: a new entity of sexually transmitted in... »

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