Author Archive: Dr. Tepper
Dr. Mitchell Tepper, leading expert on sexuality and disability, talks about strategies for sexual positions that work, despite paralysis or muscle weakness. Also, Anne who has a T-9 complete spinal cord injury (SCI) and her partner demonstrate a few positions they find comfortable. Finding the right position for you and your partner is a matter [...]
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Tepper, M. “The Battle for Love.” Hidden Battles on Unseen Fronts, Stories of American Service Members with Traumatic Brain Injury and PTSD. Edited by Celia Straus. Drexel Hill, PA: Casemate Publishing, 2009. The Battle for Love Mitchell S. Tepper, Ph.D., M.P.H. U.S. Marine Corporal William Berger talks about how his TBI soured the relationship with [...]
Description Doctors, psychologists and educators nationwide detail how sex – or lack of it – affects our mental and physical health. Includes a focus on potential threats to sexual health, be they mental, physical, cultural or religious. In this unprecedented four-volume set, doctors, psychiatrists, psychologists, educators, and clergy join forces to present information vital for [...]
By Mitchell Tepper, Ph.D., M.P.H. Many of us were taught before we became disabled or in adolescence that sex entails excitement that grows more and more intense until it results in a climax. The goal is usually seen as orgasm and the release of pent-up sexual tension. We learned about sex in a culture that [...]
By Mitchell Tepper, Ph.D., M.P.H. HSAB Affiliation: Managing Director It may be a little late for Monday morning quarterbacking as the public media hype over Super Bowl XXXVIII has come and gone in about the same time it took Janet Jackson to flash her nipple, barely covered by a silver sunburst nipple attachment. That being [...]