Interviews with the experts
Prof. Dimitrios Hatzichristou
Professor of Urology and Director of the Unit for the Study of Urological Diseases at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (Greece). He is also Chairman of the Institute for the Study of Urological Diseases (www.imop.gr), a non-profit organization dedicated to education and awareness on Urological conditions. Dr. Hatzichristou organized and chaired the foundation meeting of the European Society for Sexual Medicine (ESSM) in 1995, serving as Secretary General, President Elect and President in subsequent years. He has also served as Chairman of the European Sexual Dysfunction Alliance (ESDA), a non-profit organization dedicated to patients’ awareness Europewide. He has been also a faculty member of the European School of Urology (ESU), founding member of the European Society of Andrological Urology (ESAU), member of the Executive Committee of the International Society for Sexual Medicine (ISSM), and the EAU Committee for the guidelines on erectile dysfunction. He serves as co-chairman of the Committee on “Diagnostics and Scales in Sexual Medicine” of the International Consultation in Sexual Medicine since 2004. He is the author of 25 book chapters in international books, as well as more than 120 review articles and peer-review papers.
Prof. Emmanuele Jannini
President of the Italian Society of Andrology and Sexual Medicine (SIAMS), Full Professor of Endocrinology and Medical Sexology at University of Rome Tor Vergata (Italy), Chairman of the Educational Committee of the European Academy of Andrology, and Chairman of the Scientific Board of the Italian Society of Andrology and Sexual Medicine. He was also Professor of Endocrinology and Sexology at University of L’Aquila (Italy), where he was Coordinator of the School of Sexology (the first in Italy) and Chief of the Laboratory of Molecular Endocrinology and Sexology. The scientific activity of Prof. Jannini includes more than 150 full papers published in peer-reviewed international journals.
Dr. Yacov Reisman
Urologist and Sexologist, he is Secretary General of the European Society for Sexual Medicine (ESSM) and Chief of Men's Health Clinic’s of Amstelland Hospital Amstelveen (The Netherlands).
- PE is a couple’s issue. What is the best approach to female partners of men with PE?
- Can the partner be helpful in encouraging a man with PE to see a doctor?
- In your daily practice, how often do you see the partner together with your PE patient? How does the partner feel and act during the medical consultation?
Dr. Francesca Tripodi
Psychotherapist and Sexologist, she is Supervisor at the Institute of Clinical Sexology of Rome (Italy) and member of the Educational Committee of the European Society of Sexual Medicine (ESSM). She is also Co-director of the Oxford School of Sexual Medicine, member of the Executive Committee of the European Federation of Sexology, and lecturer at the Training School of Clinical Sexology of Rome (Italy) for psychologists and physicians.
- How does PE affect a relationship?
- How can women help their partner in recognizing or facing PE?
- Do young women and adult ones face PE in different ways?
- What are the suggestions for women facing PE?
- How can counseling act in a synergistic way with pharmacologic therapy?
- What is the feature that mostly bothers women in relation to PE?