The mean prostate volume was 55.3ml. IPSS score improved from 20.1 to 7.55 at 3 months (p<0.001), to 6.05 at 6 months (p<0.001) and to 5.98 at 12 months (p<0.001). The mean QOL index improved from 5.11 to 2.09 at 3 months (p<0.001), to 2.02 at 6 months (p<0.001) and to 1.94 at 12 months (p<0.001). In regards to the sexual functions of UCLA PCI, overall sexual function and sexual bother did not change significantly after treatment. However, 3 out of 7 items, frequency of erections, frequency of intercourse, and morning erections were significantly improved after treatment. Interestingly, 34 (31%) out of 110 patients without Sexual Intercourse (SI) before treatment regained SI after treatment.
HoLEP for BPH patients is associated with significant improvement in some of the sexual functions as well as LUTS. Especially, morning erection can significantly improve during 3 to 12 months after HoLEP.
The commonest male ejaculation disorder is Premature Ejaculation (PE). Inhibited or Delayed Ejaculation can be a more challenging condition to assess and treat. This discussion will focus on the diagnosis, investigations and management of ejaculation problems including an overview of the first medication specifically approved for the treatment of PE, dapoxetine, released under the trade name of Priligy™.
Unmarried women have not been a target group for cervical cancer prevention in Korea. This study was performed to identify the awareness of Pap testing in unmarried university students in Korea, and to investigate the factors associated with the intention to undergo Pap testing.
Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) is a traumatic event that results in a sudden life change that is difficult to conceptualise. No one can truly be prepared for such a huge shock. It impacts a person not just physically and neurologically, but also socially, emotionally and psychologically. Recovering from SCI has been likened to a “rebirth”. A person needs to reconstruct even the most basic activities of daily living. Sexuality, being an integral part of every person’s life, is also part of this reconstruction process.
According to previous studies, lesbian, gay, and bisexual (LGB) people report lower levels of mental health relative to heterosexuals. Young LGB people especially suffer from poorer psychological adjustment. However, it remains unclear whether different developmental identity patterns have implications for the psychological adjustment of LGB youths. There is a possibility that the development of sexual orientation identity is related to the better mental health among young LGB people. This study examines whether different patterns of LGB identity formation and integration are associated with psychological adjustment.
In this presentation, Dr Redelman reviews some strategies to improving therapeutic outcomes by considering partner characteristics, such as personality and coping style, and relationship dynamics.
Dr Anita Elias will present a practical assessment and management tool that helps patients understand the connection between their thoughts, emotions and physical sexual responses. This model considers
This presentation aims to discuss two well-known sexuality phenomena in Japan from the clinical and cultural perspective. The celibacy syndrome in young people and sexless marriages are becoming widely discussed issues, raising more and more concerns over the future of Japanese society.
This presentation, "Responding to the needs of consumers with complex trauma histories a consumer perspective" focuses on the needs of adult survivors of child abuse, highlighting the frequent