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Comprehensive Textbook of Sexual Medicine
Author:  
Nilamadhab Kar MD DPM DNB MRCPsych
 
Gopal Chandra Kar MD LLB
 


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ISBN9789350908365
Edition 2/e
Publish Year2014
Pages662
Size 6.75" X 9.5"
Cover TypePaper Back
With CD/DVD No
Weight (Grams) 980
Quick Overview
There is still a long way to go bringing sexual medicine to the remit of common everyday clinical practice. There are issues regarding exploring, assessing sexual problems, inadequate use of the available knowledge base in helping patients, insufficient training options in this regard in medical curriculum and stigma-related hurdles. Poor public education and perpetuating myths are still influencing appropriate help-seeking by the affected population. There are continuous changes in sexual expressions and permissiveness in different cultures. This is evident in electronic and print media, social interactions and in public places. Frictions in generational attitudes to sexuality are still common place and sometimes have led to newer realizations that are fraught with discomfort.

There have been many developments in social issues related to sexuality as well. Changing societal attitudes to sexuality are being observed in many cultures. More and more acceptance for the homosexuality and gay marriages is evident in various countries including those with highly traditional communities.
Key Features
• Clinical resource book with a multidisciplinary focus to provide guidance on management of sexual problems

• Discusses various related issues and tries to demystify sexuality for the clinicians, providing them with a holistic picture of the subject

• Covers almost all the areas relevant in the study of sexuality those are required for practice of sexual medicine

• Besides the core sexual disorders, extensive attention has been given to various allied fields, e.g. basic sciences, developmental aspects, cultural, psychological, social and legal issues, relevant medical/surgical investigations and interventions

• Primarily intends to bring the sexual medicine to the remit of common everyday clinical practice.
Target Audience
Practitioners of sexual medicine, psychiatrists, psychologists, medical and surgical specialists who during their practice come in contact with patients with sexual problems; sociologists, legal practitioners, and in general for the students of sexology.
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