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Latest News from the ISSM - July 17, 2020 Member Login
ISSM Board of Directors: Nominees Announced

Who will get your votes for the ISSM Board of Directors this year? 

The ISSM Nominating Committee has announced the names of all candidates in this year's election. Click on the names below to see each candidate's biography, personal statement, and video: 

President Elect (1 position)
Gerald Brock, Canada

Secretary General (1 position)
Amr El Meliegy, Egypt
Kwangsung Park, Korea

Member at large (2 positions)
Sandrine Atallah, Lebanon
Yutian Dai, China
Geoff Hacket, UK
Alexandre Kamnerdsiri, Belgium
Juan Ignacio Martinez Salamanca, Spain
Eduardo Miranda, Brazil
Faysal Yafi, USA

This year’s elections of officers and directors will be held through an electronic voting procedure. The voting window will open for all ISSM members in good standing on August 15, 2020 and will remain open for 1 month. More information and instructions on how to cast your vote(s) will be sent to all ISSM members individually.

Upcoming Webinar Focuses on Sexual Rights

Please join us for the next event in the ISSM Webinar Series!

"Sexual Rights at the Core of Sexual Health intervention” will be presented jointly by the ISSM and the World Association for Sexual Health on July 23, 2020. 

The webinar will begin at 2:00 pm GMT (Greenwich Mean Time).  

More details and registration information are available here.  

Compulsive Sexual Behavior Disorder: Naltrexone Study Has Encouraging Results

Scientists have deemed naltrexone to be "feasible and tolerable" in men with compulsive sexual behavior disorder (CSBD).

Their pilot study, published online last month in the Journal of Sexual Medicine, included 20 Swedish men aged 18 to 65. All of the participants had CSBD.

The treatment period lasted four weeks, and the men were followed for another four weeks. 

CSBD symptoms generally improved, and side effects were not considered serious. Further research was recommended.

Learn more. 

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