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Fellowship in Sexual Medicine
Duration - Six Months

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Learning Modules
  • Early Sexology

  • Discovering Sexuality

I. Sexual Physiology

  • Epidemiology

  • Research

  • Human Sexual Response – Male

  • Human Sexual Response – Female

  • Sexual Response – Common

  • Sexual Response – Discussion

II. Sexual Pathology

  • Classification & Dysfunction, Definition

  • Prelude in Pathology

  • MSD – Risk Factors

  • FSD – Risk Factors

  • Pathology – Summary

  • Discussion on Pathology – General

  • Discussion on Pathology – Male

  • Discussion on Pathology – Female

III. Evaluation of Sexual Disorder

  • Prelude to Evaluation

  • Evaluation Procedure

  • Sexual History

  • Physical Examination
    – A clarification

  • Physical Examination

  • Laboratory Investigations

IV. Management of Sexual Dysfunctions (SD)

  • Management of SD Basics

  • Prelude in Management

  • Male Sexual Dysfunction Management

  • Female Sexual Dysfunction Management

  • Counseling

  • PLISSIT Model

  • Sex Therapy – An Overview

  • Steps in Sex Therapy - Explanation

  • Integrative Therapy

VI. Sexual Problems - Clinical Presentation

  • Concerns

  • Adjustment problems

  • Dysfunctions

  • Sexual Orientation issues

  • Gender Identity issues

  • Paraphilias

  • Socio Sexual Issues

  • Others

V. Pot Pourri

VII. Nitty Gritty

  • Requirement for Sexologists/Clinic

  • Referral - a clarification

  • Referral

  • Ethics of Sexology Practice

  • Recommended Reading
    -Books
    -Journals

  • Sexology Organizations

  • Concluding comments

IX. Diabetes and Sexual Dysfunction

• Epidemiology

• Types of sexual dysfunctions

• Pathology of diabetes

• Endothelial dysfunction

• Diabetes and hypogonodism

• CVD-endodysfunction-ED

• Assessment of diabetic sexual dysfunction

• Treatment modalities

• Novel treatments.

X. Sexuality and Fertility

• Reasons for having, a child

• Sexual problems in infertility

• Unconsummated marriage

• Effects of Sexual problems/infertility

• Treatment of sexual dysfunction in infertility

• Integrating counselling into infertility therapy

• Guidelines for managing

XI. Sex and Pregnancy

• Pregnant doubts

• Sex during pregnancy

• Psychological changes

• Will sex harm the bay?

• Oral sex and pregnancy

• Sexual dysfunction during pregnancy

• Sexual activity in pregnancy

• Tips for sex after childbirth

• Is it normal if there is no sex during pregnancy ?

XII. Sex and Aging

• Why geriatric sexology?

• Clinical considerations

• Geriatric sexual response

• Biological changes in the elderly

• Andropause

• Geriatric sexual response

• Geriatric sexual behaviour

• Geriatric sexual problems

• Management

XIII. Sexual aspects of Medical Practice

• Direct physical effect of the condition

• Psychological effects of the condition

• Effect of treatment on sexuality

• Andrology

• Peyronie’s disease, Priapism

• Prostate disease, hypogonadism

• Gynaecology

• Dyspareunia and genital pain disorder

• Breast cancer and sex

• Psychiatric

• Depression and anxiety o Schizophrenia

• Learning disorder

• General medicine

• Diabetes

• Cardio vascular disease

• Neurology

• Epilepsy

• Multiple sclerosis

• Parkinson’s disease

• Spinal cord injuries

• Side effects of medications.

Key Features

Learning Content in the form of recorded Lectures

ABOUT THE FACULTY
Dr. Narayana Reddy
Educational Background

• M.B.B.S. – Stanley Medical College University of Madras
• Ph. D. – University of Madras Certifications

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Certifications
  • A.A.S.E.C.T. (American Association of Sex Educators Counselors and Therapists) Certified Sex Therapist (Diplomate of Sex Therapy)

  • AASECT – Certified Supervisor of Sex Therapy.

  • F. I. C. (Fellow – International Council of Sex Education and Parenthood) American University

  • I. F. : Fellow – International Society for the Study of Women’s Sexual Health

  • F.A.C.S. ( Fellow – American College of Sexologists) – San Francisco, U.S.A

  • Fellow – Indian Medical Association (IMA) Academy of Medical Specialties.

Academic Affiliation
  • Certified Supervisor of Sex Therapy – American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists.

  • Course coordinator & Faculty – College of General Practitioners, Indian Medical Association.

Official Positions In Professional Bodies
  • President – Asia Oceania Federation for Sexology (AOFS).

  • Chairman Emeritus – Council of Sex Education and Parenthood International (CSEPI).

  • Patron – Indian Andropause Society (IAS).

Clinical Practice
  • Consultant – Sexual Medicine

  • Dega institute, Chennai

  • Apollo hospitals, Chennai

Awards & Orations
  • Outstanding Young Person Award (1982-1983) – Madras JAYCEES.

  • World Congress Award (1985) – 7th World Congress of Sexology.

  • Distinguished Fellow Award (1987) – American University

  • Golden Lamp Award (2002) – Council of Sex Education and parenthood International.

  • Dr. R.V. Rajam Endowment Oration Award (2004) – Indian Association for the Study of Sexually Transmitted Diseases & AIDS.

  • Ramsha – Sirisha Endowment Oration Award (2005) – Council of Sex Education and Parenthood International.

  • Dr. J. N. Berry Endowment Oration Award (2005) – Indian Medical Association. – Nagpur

  • Lifetime Achievement Gold Medal Award (2007) – World Association for Sexual Health.

  • Dr. Rameswari Nallusamy Endowment Oration Award (2010) – Indian Medical Association – Trichy

  • Lifetime Achievement Award (2012) – The TamilNadu Dr. M.G.R Medical University

  • Lifetime Achievement Award (2013) – Council of Sex Education and Parenthood (International)

  • Dr. Navamani Chandrabose Oration Award (2013) – Indian Medical Association – TamilNadu State Branch

  • Science Legend Award (2015) – World Science Congress

  • Dr. Patricia Schiller Endowment Oration Award (2016) – American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT)

Publications
  • Published several Scientific Papers in Medical Journals

  • Contributed Chapters in Medical Textbooks

  • Authored 18 Books on Sexuality (Two in English and others in Tamil)

Research Surveys
  • Conducted surveys on the Sexual behavior of the population at the regional and the National level, periodically. These helped the Family Planning Agencies to fine tune their strategies.

  • Conducted surveys to asses the Sexual risk taking behavior of the local population. These helped the AIDS prevention Agencies to fine tune their working strategies.

  • Presented a 15 years path breaking Nation wide survey on the Sexual Behavior of Indians at the First Asia Pacific Conference of Sexology in 2004.

Conducted Workshops And Training Programmes For
  • Medical Personnel – Management of Sexual problems.

  • Psychology and Sociology Students – Counseling Skills in Sexuality.

  • Teachers – Sex education programs.

  • Management Executives – Stress. Management programs.

  • Offers Counseling through – Satellite Television (Tamil).

  • BBC Radio (Tamil).

Columnist
  • Five Vernacular Language Magazines

  • Two English Language News papers

  • Two Vernacular language News papers

  • Three Dot Coms

Other Relevant Information
  • Formerly Adjunct Professor– The TamilNadu Dr. M.G.R Medical University.

  • Member – Board of Studies (Dept. of Endocrinology), University of Madras.

  • Guest Faculty – Annamalai University.

  • Member – AASECT (American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists) International Region Committee.

  • Advisory Committee Member – World Association for Sexual Health (WAS).

  • Associate Editor – Journal of Sexual and Relationship Therapy.

  • Has more than 5000 hours of teaching / training experience in the past 38 years.

  • Has been a resource person / faculty member for several C.M.E. programs on Sexual Medicine conducted at over 15 Medical Colleges in the country.

  • Delivered guest lectures on “Sexual Medicine – an update” at about 50 branches of the Indian Medical Association.

  • Delivered guest lectures on “Human Sexuality, AIDS, Family Planning and Marital Problems” at about 60 Rotary Clubs and 50 Lions Clubs.

  • Delivered number of talks on All India Radio. Gave interviews on DOORDARSHAN and other satellite Television Channels on the subject of Human Sexuality.

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