International Society for the Study of Women's Sexual Health

ISSWSH is a multidisciplinary, academic, and scientific organization whose purposes are:

To provide

opportunities for communication among scholars, researchers, and practitioners about women's sexual function and sexual experience...

To support

the highest standards of ethics and professionalism in research, education, and clinical practice of women's sexuality, and ...

To provide

the public with accurate information about women's sexuality and sexual health.

UPCOMING MEETING

ISSWSH Fall Course 2016

  October 21-23, 2016  23 days left
  DoubleTree Hilton Hotel, Scottsdale, AZ - USA
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ISSWSH Annual Meeting 2017

  February 23-26, 2017  148 days left
  Grand Hyatt Atlanta, Atlanta, GA - USA
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LATEST NEWS

Rethinking the use of hormones to ease menopause symptoms

Studies suggest that the benefits of short-term treatment to control menopausal symptoms outweigh the risks - as long as it is started at or near menopause.

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ISSM announces available Travel Stipends and Scholarships
ISSM is pleased to announce that 15 Travel Stipends will be provided to attendees of the 2016 World Meeting on Sexual Medicine being held in Beijing, China, September 2016.
Complete details on the stipends and an application can be found here: www.issm.info/grants1/travel-stipends-2016

Furthermore, ISSM will be providing 10 Scholarships to the ESSM School of Sexual Medicine taking place in Budapest, Hungary, October 2016.
Complete details on the Scholarships and an application can be found here: www.issm.info/grants1/issm-scholarships
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2015 ISSVD, ISSWSH and IPPS Consensus Terminology and Classification of Persistent Vulvar Pain and Vulvodynia.

In 2015, the International Society for the Study of Vulvovaginal Disease (ISSVD), International Society for the Study of Women's Sexual Health (ISSWSH) , and International Pelvic Pain Society (IPPS) adopted a new vulvar pain and vulvodynia terminology that acknowledges the complexity of the clinical presentation and pathophysiology involved in vulvar pain and vulvodynia, and incorporates new information derived from evidence-based studies conducted since the last terminology published in 2003. The article “2015 ISSVD, ISSWSH and IPPS Consensus Terminology and Classification of Persistent Vulvar Pain and Vulvodynia.” has been published simultaneously in the Journal of Lower Genital Tract Diseases and Obstetrics & Gynecology and will be published soon in the Journal of Sexual Medicine.

Please click here for link to article in Obstetrics & Gynecology.
Please click here for full text article in Journal of Lower Genital Tract Disease.

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Contact Details

ISSWSH Executive Office
PO Box 1233
Lakeville, MN 55044
USA

Phone: +1 (952) 683 9025
Fax: +1 (612) 808 0491
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