Subjective theories of gynaecologists discussing sexuality in consultations

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serval:BIB_7D896AAA0106
Type
Inproceedings: an article in a conference proceedings.
Collection
Publications
Institution
Title
Subjective theories of gynaecologists discussing sexuality in consultations
Title of the conference
Psychology & Health
Author(s)
Schweizer A., Bruchez C., Santiago-Delefosse M.
Publisher
Routledge
Organization
"Health in context" : 24th Annual Conference of the European Health Psychology Society, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, 1st-4th September 2010
Publication state
Published
Issued date
09/2010
Peer-reviewed
Oui
Editor
Norman P., Baban A.
Volume
25
Pages
80
Language
english
Abstract
Objectives: This study aims to explore subjectives theories (Flick, 1991) concerning sexualityamong gynaecologists. Methods: We conducted 27 deepened semi-structured interviews withmen and women gynaecologists, in the French part of Switzerland. A thematic contentanalysis was applied to the entire corpus. Results: We observe that discourse on sexualityissues can be source of discomfort during consultation with patients. Our analysis highlightsdisparities among levels of knowledge, attitudes and practices in gynaecologists. We observedthat their knowledges on sexuality seem to be constructed mainly on a profane knowledgebased on the common sense and/or their personal experiences. Furthermore, our findingsshow sex differences among physicians, especially on theoretical perspectives underlying theirdiscourse, and the time they allow themselves to spend with a patient. Conclusion: Nowadays,gynaecologists come across sexuality issues that go beyond anatomical and physiologicalconsiderations and for which they are not necessarily qualified. Our research suggests toanalyse both the role and the limits of gynaecologists as well as the motivations guiding theircurrent practice.
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