Although psychological and couples problems are probably better approached with a psychological and sexual therapy, pharmacological agents had been developed with a higher rate of success for the treatment of sexual dysfunctions. Herein we will review the drugs currently used for male and female sexual dysfuntions. In men, phosphodiesterase-5 Inhibitors and prostaglandins for erectile dysfunction; and SSRI, PDE-5 inhibitors, opiod-like drugs and botulin toxin A in premature ejaculation management. For women’s sexual disorders, DOPA-agonists, serotonine antagonists, and hormones are reviewed.
As a psychology and medicine student in the sixties and early seventies I realized that sexology was missing in the education and training curriculum for most health professionals. This concern encouraged me to ask my own department and the University of Gothenburg to modify the current curricula making sexology a compulsory subject in the academic training for physicians and psychologists in the first place.
The psychotherapy section of the WPATH Standards of Care for the Health of Transsexual, Transgender and Gender nonconforming People (SOC) is the most obvious component of the SOC that has to do with “heart”, the theme of this conference. Psychotherapy, to be good, requires empathy and imagination, connection and relatedness, and listening to story.
The LET'S TALK ABOUT SEX foundation coordinated an educational project ahead of the Euro 2012 Football Championship in Poland. This preventative and educational program
The medical sexology can be a significant domain for clinical Psychiatry. It is crucial to stress the importance of evaluating sexual life in the clinical global assessment of psychiatric patients/clients: Diagnoses, treatment and quality of their sexual life’s. It is stressed the sexological approach done by the psychiatrists or psychologists in the medical or surgical team in Liaison Psychiatry inside the general hospital.
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