In this episode 5, ISSM President Gerald Brock talks about What is Testosterone? with Shelly Varod (Israel), certified sex therapist and ISSM Podcast team member, supported by Cobi Reisman, Landon Trost, Sameena Rahman and Karl Pang. Listen to the ISSM Podcast on all you want to know about testosterone.
Endorsed by ISSM, the first open-access book on Midwifery and Sexuality has been launched!
The content is about integrating sexual health into the care for the pregnant and postpartum people and offers a practical approach attractive to the midwifery student, but also to the daily midwifery practice.
ISSM is proud to see this release has been led by an interdisciplinary and international team of editors, all experts in education.
This book is open access, which means you have free and unlimited access, also to chapters of the book. Via the publisher, you can order a hardcover paper version.
Download and order the book Midwifery and Sexuality.
Prostate cancer (cancer that occurs in the walnut-sized gland responsible for producing much of the fluid in semen) is commonly associated with sexual dysfunction. This is because prostate cancer treatments such as radiation therapy and radical prostatectomy (a surgery to remove the prostate) can result in temporary or permanent sexual dysfunction.
International Women’s Day is celebrated on March 8th each year with the intent of bringing attention to issues such as gender equality, reproductive rights, and violence against women.
Major depressive disorder (MDD) is a common mental health condition that affected an estimated 163 million people worldwide in 2017. People with MDD may experience chronic low mood, low self-esteem, and a loss of interest in things that they once found pleasurable or enjoyable.
In this episode 4, urologist and Editor-in-Chief of Sexual Medicine Reviews Irwin Goldstein talks about Treatments for Low Sexual Desire in Women & Men hosted by Shelly Varod (Israel), certified sex therapist with support of the ISSM Podcast Team, Cobi Reisman, Landon Trost, Sameena Rahman and Karl Pang.
Mayer-Rokitansky-Küster-Hauser (MRKH) syndrome is a rare disorder that causes a woman’s vagina and uterus to be underdeveloped since birth. The uterus may be very small or even absent, and the vagina is shortened.
The inflatable penile prosthesis (IPP) is the gold standard for the treatment of chronic erectile dysfunction (ED) that does not respond to oral medications. Nevertheless, IPP implantation is not without risk of infection, a complication that can cause significant side effects and distress for patients.
Persistent noncancer pelvic pain (also called chronic pelvic pain) is a problem that affects an estimated 6% to 40% of women worldwide. In addition to causing pain that is in or perceived to be in the pelvic structures, this condition is often associated with sexual dysfunctions such as dyspareunia (pain during sex), orgasmic dysfunction, and lowered desire, arousal, and lubrication.