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Aims and Learning Outcomes

Attend seminars and tutorials held in the Medical School of the University of Warwick, and read and explore relevant published literature in their own time.

Throughout the course, you will be able to draw on experiences in your own work place.

Learn to
  • Demonstrate an advanced theoretical knowledge of human sexual development, the physiology of sexual response and the effects of illness, medication and ageing
  • Demonstrate a critical understanding of the research literature relating to sexual dysfunction
  • Demonstrate ability to reflect critically on the different approaches to sexual dysfunction and to incorporate these into the management of individual problems
  • Sexual development (physical, psychological, cultural)
  • Psychology and physiology of sexual desire, arousal and response
  • Impact of gender
  • Sexuality and ageing
  • Sexual dysfunctions in men and women
  • Problematic sexual behaviour (including management of sexual assault and rape)
  • Gender identity disorders
  • Medical illness and sexuality
  • Clinical management of common sexual difficulties
  • Understanding the evidence base for sexual medicine

Hazel Cann

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