Sexual Counseling for People with Spinal Cord Injuries: The Application of Cognitive Behavior Therapy

척수장애인 성 상담을 위한 인지행동치료 적용에 관한 기초연구

  • Received : 2018.10.10
  • Accepted : 2018.11.20
  • Published : 2018.11.28


The number of individuals with spinal cord injuries in the most countries is rising each year. However, it is reported that most of them have sexual problem, however lack of research on deal with the issues related to sex identity and maladjustment in rehabilitation counseling setting. The purpose of this article: (a) to possess an adequate knowledge of the sexual problems facing individuals with spinal cord injuries; (b) to review past research on sexuality counseling with people who have spinal cord injuries; and (c) to present for some strategies for people with spinal cord injuries in order to sexuality adjustment, through Cognitive Behavior Therapy. Some suggestions are presented.


Sexual Counseling;Individuals with spinal cord injuries;Cognitive behavior counseling;Body image;Sexual maladjustment


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