Psychiatry and Sexual Medicine

A Comprehensive Guide for Clinical Practitioners

Editors: Lew-Starowicz, Michal, Giraldi, Annamaria, Krüger, Tillmann H. C. (Eds.)

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Psychiatry meets sexual medicine! This book explores the links between mental and sexual health and provides guidance for the treatment of the most common sexual problems.  The book fills the need of many clinicians and trainees who work in the field of psychiatry and sexual medicine. Offering comprehensive and clearly structured information, case presentations, and key messages this book focuses on sharing essential knowledge and skills of recognized experts in the field. Get inspired by the vivid interactions of psychiatry and sexual medicine and help your patients on their way to improved sexual health!

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Michal Lew-Starowicz is Medical Doctor, board-certified specialist in psychiatry and sexology, psychotherapist, Associate Professor and Head of the Department of Psychiatry at the Centre of Postgraduate Medical Education, Warsaw, Poland.  He is also Associate Professor at the Institute of Psychiatry and Neurology, Warsaw, Poland, and Visiting Professor at the Department of Psychiatry, Social Psychiatry and Psychotherapy at the Hannover Medical School (MHH) in Germany. Professor Michal Lew-Starowicz received his medical degree at the Medical University of Warsaw and his PhD at the Centre of Postgraduate Medical Education in Warsaw. Since beginning of his scientific career he was involved in interdisciplinary studies integrating somatic diseases, mental disorders and sexual functioning. His recent research interests include compulsive sexual behavior with focus on the neuroimaging and pharmacological studies. He has published papers, books and book chapters, as well as educates physicians, psychologists, psychotherapists and nurses in the fields of psychiatry and sexual medicine. Professor Michal Lew-Starowicz is a Fellow of the European Committee of Sexual Medicine and a supervisor of sexual therapy certified by the Polish Sexological Society. He works in the field of sexual medicine with both men and women with sexual dysfunctions, couples and with transgender care. He leads an interdisciplinary team at the Lew-Starowicz Therapy Centre in Warsaw, Poland. Professor Michal Lew-Starowicz is a member of the International Society for Sexual Medicine and the European Society for Sexual Medicine since many years, and a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Sexual Medicine. He also serves as a member of the Board of Directors of the Polish Sexological Society and the ESSM Scientific Subcommittee of Female Sexual Health and Dysfunction. 

Professor Annamaria Giraldi is Senior Consultant in Psychiatry in the Sexological Clinic at Psychiatric Center Copenhagen and Professor of Clinical Sexology at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark, where she also received her medical degree and PhD. Professor Giraldi has been involved in the field of sexual medicine for many years, educating medical students, nurses, physicians and psychologists in sexual medicine. Professor Giraldi maintains active basic research on vascular and smooth muscle function in male and female sexual responses. She also conducts clinical research on the pharmacological treatment of erectile dysfunction, female sexual desire, and arousal disorder within the field of somatic disease and sexuality, with a special interest in female sexual dysfunction and diabetes. Professor Giraldi has been instrumental in the Gender Identity Program in Denmark. Professor Giraldi has published more than 90 papers and book chapters in the field of male and female sexual medicine. She is Deputy Editor of the Journal of Sexual Medicine and has served as an Associate Editor for Sexual and Relationship Therapy and Sexual Medicine, the official open access publication of the International Society for Sexual Medicine (ISSM). Among her many professional affiliations, Professor Giraldi was previously President of both the Scandinavian Society for Sexual Medicine and the International Society for the Study of Women’s Sexual Health, where she has also served on the Board and Scientific Committee. In addition, she was Chair of the subcommittee on Female Sexual Health for the European Society for Sexual Medicine (ESSM), where she now sits on the faculty panel for the ESSM School of Sexual Medicine. Currently, Professor Giraldi is both Treasurer and Executive Office Member for the ISSM.

Tillmann Krueger is Medical Doctor and Associate Professor at the Department of Psychiatry, Social Psychiatry and Psychotherapy at the Hannover Medical School (MHH) where he received his M.D. degree in 1999. He is Deputy Head of the Section Clinical Psychology and Sexual Medicine. He is a board-certified psychiatrist and psychotherapist as well as neurologist. Training locations include the Hannover Medical School, the University Clinics of Essen, both in Germany, and the University Hospital and Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich, Switzerland. He has published numerous of papers on the neurobiology of human and deviant sexual behaviour and related neurobehavioral topics and has continuously been supported by national and international grants. Tillmann Kruger coordinates a research consortium dedicated to basic and clinical understanding of child sexual abuse and pedophilia (NeMUP) which is funded by the Federal Ministry of Research and Education (BMBF). At MHH he is medical head of two clinical prevention programmes against child sexual offending (“Don’t offend”) and sexual violence towards women (“protect me”). Apart from this his clinical and scientific expertise includes clinical neuroscience of affective and personality disorders. Main topics are the modulation and treatment of mood states and affective/personality disorders by novel neuropsychiatric interventions such as treatment with botulinum toxin.

Table of contents (33 chapters)

Table of contents (33 chapters)

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eBook $129.00
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Psychiatry and Sexual Medicine
Book Subtitle
A Comprehensive Guide for Clinical Practitioners
Editors
  • Michal Lew-Starowicz
  • Annamaria Giraldi
  • Tillmann H. C. Krüger
Copyright
2021
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-52298-8
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-52298-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-52297-1
Softcover ISBN
978-3-030-52300-8
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIX, 510
Number of Illustrations
3 b/w illustrations, 23 illustrations in colour
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