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Latest News from the ISSM - May 5, 2017 Member Login
Mindfulness May Help Women with Sexual Dysfunction

Practicing mindfulness - paying close attention to the present - could be a useful technique for women with sexual problems, according to a recent study in Sexual Medicine Reviews.

The approach allows a woman to cope with distractions and anxieties by focusing on the current moment and the physical sensations and intimacy with her partner. 

In their review, researchers analyzed four studies on mindfulness and sexual outcomes published within the last five years. 

Please click here to learn more about the study, including the authors' discussion of the mechanisms that could make mindfulness beneficial. 

ISSM Scholarships - ESSM School of Sexual Medicine: Application Deadline is June 1

Don't miss your chance to apply for one of ten ISSM scholarships for the ESSM School of Sexual Medicine. The program will be held October 27 – November 5, 2017 in Budapest, Hungary.

The program is intended for clinicians seeking to acquire the knowledge and skills essential for practice in sexual medicine and clinical sexology. Medically-qualified participants should find the program helpful when preparing for the Fellowship of the European Committee of Sexual Medicine examination (more information: www.mjcsm.org).

The scholarships will cover the full amount of the registration fee, which includes tuition, meals, and accommodations. ISSM scholars will need to pay for their own travel and any additional expenses.

Scholarships are available only to first-time attendees who are members of the ISSM. Complete information, including all eligibility requirements, is available here.  Applications must be received by June 1, 2017.

For more information on the ESSM School of Sexual Medicine please visit http://www.essm.org/.

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