In the development of a sound oncosexological line of care, one has to distinguish what the patients need and what the professionals need. Whereas the patient needs attention for intimacy and sexuality and the right approach to the various disturbances, the professional needs the knowledge and skills to properly inquire about changes.
The professional should also be able to educate and inform about possible sexual side effects of cancer and treatment, and to deal with disturbances of sexual function, sexual identity and sexual relationship. Teaching in, and training on those skills, fits very well in the bio-psycho-social approach. Besides, in dealing with cancer, one needs as well some additional skills. One of them is the competence to optimally deal with a variable level of sexual openness among the direct colleagues, and the competence to easily and openly cooperate with professionals of other disciplines. The presentation will provide different pieces of training developedin physical rehabilitation sexology.
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