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dc.contributor.authorSteinke, Elaine E.
dc.contributor.authorMosack, Victoria
dc.contributor.authorHertzog, Jodie
dc.contributor.authorWright, David W.
dc.date.accessioned2013-08-07T15:06:01Z
dc.date.available2013-08-07T15:06:01Z
dc.date.issued2013-07
dc.identifier.citationSteinke, E. E., Mosack, V., Hertzog, J. and Wright, D. W. (2013), A Social-Cognitive Sexual Counseling Intervention Post-MI—Development and Pilot Testing. Perspectives in Psychiatric Care, v.49:no.3:pp.162–170en_US
dc.identifier.issn0031-5990
dc.identifier.otherWOS:000321202000004
dc.identifier.urihttp://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1744-6163.2012.00345.x
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10057/6119
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dc.description.abstractPURPOSE: Individuals experiencing myocardial infarction (MI) report anxiety, depression, diminished quality of life (QOL), and reduced sexual activity. DESIGN AND METHODS: We examined return to sexual activity post-MI, and pilot tested a comprehensive sexual counseling intervention based on social-cognitive theory. The intervention in this pretest/posttest preexperimental study used an informational video, newsletters, and telephone counseling, with cardiac patients (N= 10) and partners (N= 3). Measures included QOL; knowledge; sexual anxiety, depression, self-efficacy, and satisfaction. FINDINGS: At 8 weeks, only 60% had returned to sexual activity, with low QOL and sexual satisfaction for patients and partners. PRACTICE IMPLICATIONS: Supportive interventions by nurses are needed to assist MI patients and partners return to sexual activity.en_US
dc.description.sponsorshipGridley Hoover Pilot Research Program, Regional Institute on Aging, Wichita State Universityen_US
dc.language.isoen_USen_US
dc.publisherWILEY-BLACKWELLen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesPerspectives in Psychiatric Care;v.49:no.3
dc.subjectMyocardial infarctionen_US
dc.subjectpartneren_US
dc.subjectsexual activityen_US
dc.subjectsexual counselingen_US
dc.subjectsocial-cognitive theoryen_US
dc.titleA social-cognitive sexual counseling intervention post-MI-development and pilot testingen_US
dc.typeArticleen_US


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