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The ABC of Sexual Dysfunction conference
  1. Karl Hollows1,
  2. David Goldmeier2
  1. 1 Department of Integrated Sexual Health, Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, Stoke-on-Trent, UK
  2. 2 GU Medicine, St Mary’s Hospital London, London, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Karl Hollows, Department of Integrated Sexual Health, Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, Stoke-on-Trent, ST6 2JN, UK; Karl.Hollows{at}

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The ABC of Sexual Dysfunction is organised by the BASHH Sexual Dysfunction Special Interest Group (SIG), whose members are from diverse professional backgrounds and deliver services around the UK. This conference has been in existence since 2006 and from 2007 has run biennially. The first meeting showcased a winning structural formula and the configuration of the following six meetings has changed very little. The aim is to facilitate learning on the assessment and management of the more common sexual problems from both physiological and psychological perspectives through interprofessional education.

Morning sessions comprise lectures which focus on broad themes of common sexual problems, such as erectile dysfunction, premature ejaculation and female sexual pain syndromes. In recent years, the latter has been delivered in a panel-based case discussion format, inviting expert speakers from the fields of genitourinary medicine, psychosexual medicine, psychology and physiotherapy to discuss the topic from their own specialty’s point of view. This has …

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