Human sexuality is complex. There are many dimensions of sexual dysfunction. Comprehensive assessment needs to encompass all dimensions of sexuality, because they rarely exist in isolation.
Problems with sexual function following gynaecological cancer treatment can result from physical, psychological or situational factors.
- Assess specific changes leading to sexual problems / dysfunction that can be linked to cancer treatment.
- Explain strategies for women and their partner's that enable them to deal with changes in sexual and intimate practices.
- Identify the range of possible referrals for women needing specialist services.