Richard Joel Wassersug

Summary

Affiliation: Dalhousie University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The sexuality and social performance of androgen-deprived (castrated) men throughout history: implications for modern day cancer patients
    Michael William Aucoin
    Dalhousie University Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 63:3162-73. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint New age eunuchs: motivation and rationale for voluntary castration
    Richard J Wassersug
    Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Arch Sex Behav 33:433-42. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint The behavioral responses of amphibians and reptiles to microgravity on parabolic flights
    Richard J Wassersug
    Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Sir Charles Tupper Medical Building, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 1X5
    Zoology (Jena) 108:107-20. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Modern-day eunuchs: motivations for and consequences of contemporary castration
    Richard J Wassersug
    Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Dalhousie University, 5850 College Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3H 1X5, Canada
    Perspect Biol Med 50:544-56. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Passing through the wall: on outings, exodus, angels, and the ark
    Richard Joel Wassersug
    Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Dalhousie University, Sir Charles Tupper Medical Building, 5850 College Street, Halifax, NS, B3H 1X5, Canada
    J Relig Health 48:381-90. 2009
  6. doi request reprint The social context for psychological distress from iatrogenic gynecomastia with suggestions for its management
    Richard J Wassersug
    Dalhousie University Anatomy and Neurobiology, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    J Sex Med 6:989-1000. 2009

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Publications6

  1. ncbi request reprint The sexuality and social performance of androgen-deprived (castrated) men throughout history: implications for modern day cancer patients
    Michael William Aucoin
    Dalhousie University Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 63:3162-73. 2006
    ..The capabilities and accomplishments of eunuchs in the past gives patients on ADT grounds for viewing themselves in a positive light, where they are neither socially impotent nor sexually chaste...
  2. ncbi request reprint New age eunuchs: motivation and rationale for voluntary castration
    Richard J Wassersug
    Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Arch Sex Behav 33:433-42. 2004
    ..Physicians need to be aware of these risks...
  3. ncbi request reprint The behavioral responses of amphibians and reptiles to microgravity on parabolic flights
    Richard J Wassersug
    Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Sir Charles Tupper Medical Building, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 1X5
    Zoology (Jena) 108:107-20. 2005
    ..The patterns of behavior seen in amphibians and reptiles in mug can be explained in light of their normal ecology and taxonomic relations...
  4. ncbi request reprint Modern-day eunuchs: motivations for and consequences of contemporary castration
    Richard J Wassersug
    Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Dalhousie University, 5850 College Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3H 1X5, Canada
    Perspect Biol Med 50:544-56. 2007
    ..Motivation, rather than physiology, appears to account for these different responses to androgen deprivation...
  5. doi request reprint Passing through the wall: on outings, exodus, angels, and the ark
    Richard Joel Wassersug
    Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Dalhousie University, Sir Charles Tupper Medical Building, 5850 College Street, Halifax, NS, B3H 1X5, Canada
    J Relig Health 48:381-90. 2009
    ..Appreciating this analogy can help prostate cancer patients accept and adapt to the changes they experience...
  6. doi request reprint The social context for psychological distress from iatrogenic gynecomastia with suggestions for its management
    Richard J Wassersug
    Dalhousie University Anatomy and Neurobiology, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    J Sex Med 6:989-1000. 2009
    ..However, untreated gynecomastia can be physically uncomfortable and psychologically distressing. Shame from gynecomastia can lead patients to stop otherwise beneficial exercise...