Social work practice and sex counseling

  • AJ Nitin
  • MR Shende

Abstract

Sexual health is an important part of total health as sexual problems can disrupt health, quality of life, and general wellbeing, causing in many instances marital problems or marriage dissolution, and emotional impoverishment. Social workers involved in sex counseling have wider responsibilities in view of increase incidence of Sexually Transmitted Diseases and AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome). Sex counselors and Clinical Psychologist today need to understand the changing social environment and challenging role in making people accept normal sexual practices, abstaining from perversion and safe sexual rehabilitation by behavioral therapy and counseling for having happy marital life. Challenges in sex counseling, existing sex practices in society and mode for future counselling has been discussed.
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