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What difficulties are experienced by caregivers in relation to the sexuality of people with intellectual disabilities?: a qualitative meta-synthesis

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What difficulties are experienced by caregivers in relation to the sexuality of people with intellectual disabilities? a qualitative meta-synthesis. / Rushbrooke, Elizabeth; Murray, Craig; Townsend, Samantha .

In: Research in Developmental Disabilities, Vol. 35, No. 4, 04.2014, p. 871-886.

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Rushbrooke, Elizabeth ; Murray, Craig ; Townsend, Samantha . / What difficulties are experienced by caregivers in relation to the sexuality of people with intellectual disabilities? a qualitative meta-synthesis. In: Research in Developmental Disabilities. 2014 ; Vol. 35, No. 4. pp. 871-886.

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