Nevertheless, at the same time AIDS pandemic has provoked illness, a series of conquests were accomplished as a “social compensation” imposed by HIV in the field of public health and individual and collective behavior. This “social compensation” is called the “positive legacy” of AIDS. The patent infringement of essential medicine and the development of generic drugs; the high quality patterns required by blood-products; the cleaning of medical devices and equipments in health care facilities; the adoption of preventive measures in diverse areas, such as manicure and dentistry; the care ware adopted in workplaces and even the procedures regarding sportive practices, which turned out to get better after the advent of AIDS. Above all, AIDS contributed to the amplification of the discussion on what regards to non-reproductive sex and to the emergence of a “new wave” of less moralist and less hypocrite sexual education. In order to present and discuss this legacy, we have proposed the theme “Positive HIV: the preventive and educational legacy” to be debated in SBRASH’s (Sociedade Brasileira de Estudos em Sexualidade Humana) panel.
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