Sexual Health Research Lab

Sexual Health Research Lab Sexual Health Research Lab at Queen's University. We conduct many in lab and online studies for women with and without vulvar pain.We are always recruiting and can be reached at [email protected]

Operating as usual

08/17/2021
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Newly published!

An Investigation of Descending Pain Modulation in Women With Provoked Vestibulodynia (PVD): Alterations of Spinal Cord and Brainstem Connectivity.

S*xual health can be affected in times of stress – see this post from Psychology Today about some of the possible impact...
07/20/2021

S*xual health can be affected in times of stress – see this post from Psychology Today about some of the possible impacts of COVID-19 on s*xuality [LINK: https://www.psychologytoday.com/ca/blog/myths-desire/202003/how-feeling-stressed-anxious-and-depressed-can-impact-s*x].

The S*x and Relationship Therapy Service is continuing to accept referrals, and our new 4-week virtual program for Men’s S*xual Health will be launching soon for men living anywhere in Ontario – visit our website to learn more: https://www.queensu.ca/psychology/psychology-clinic/services/s*x-and-relationship-therapy-service.

S*xual health can be affected in times of stress – see this post from Psychology Today about some of the possible impacts of COVID-19 on s*xuality [LINK: https://www.psychologytoday.com/ca/blog/myths-desire/202003/how-feeling-stressed-anxious-and-depressed-can-impact-s*x].

The S*x and Relationship Therapy Service is continuing to accept referrals, and our new 4-week virtual program for Men’s S*xual Health will be launching soon for men living anywhere in Ontario – visit our website to learn more: https://www.queensu.ca/psychology/psychology-clinic/services/s*x-and-relationship-therapy-service.

Check out our new Blog!#pridemonth #s*xresearch #s*xlab #inclusivity
06/15/2021

Check out our new Blog!

#pridemonth #s*xresearch #s*xlab #inclusivity

Check out our new Blog!

#pridemonth #s*xresearch #s*xlab #inclusivity

NEW online study!Seeking participants for an online study on the dating and relationship experiences of virgin adults an...
06/04/2021

NEW online study!

Seeking participants for an online study on the dating and relationship experiences of virgin adults and their partners. We are currently recruiting individuals who identify as virgins and have been in a relationship for at least 3 months. Participants must also be 18 years of age or older and able to read and write in English. Completion of the online study will take approximately 20-30 minutes. To participate, follow this link: https://tinyurl.com/HestiaStudy. For more information about this study, visit s*xlab.ca/participate, or contact the S*xual Health Research Laboratory at s*[email protected]. Be sure to mention the HESTIA study. All inquiries are completely confidential.

NEW online study!

Seeking participants for an online study on the dating and relationship experiences of virgin adults and their partners. We are currently recruiting individuals who identify as virgins and have been in a relationship for at least 3 months. Participants must also be 18 years of age or older and able to read and write in English. Completion of the online study will take approximately 20-30 minutes. To participate, follow this link: https://tinyurl.com/HestiaStudy. For more information about this study, visit s*xlab.ca/participate, or contact the S*xual Health Research Laboratory at s*[email protected]. Be sure to mention the HESTIA study. All inquiries are completely confidential.

05/18/2021

A big shout out 👏 👍 and thank you 🙏 to the tens of thousands of people around the world who have made clear on this International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia #IDAHOBIT #IDAHOBIT2021 that we will keep “Together: Resisting, Supporting, Healing!"❤️🧡💛💚💙💜

Check out our latest blog!https://www.s*xlab.ca/blog#Covid19 #research #science #psychology #s*xualhealth #queensunivers...
05/14/2021

Check out our latest blog!
https://www.s*xlab.ca/blog

#Covid19 #research #science #psychology #s*xualhealth #queensuniversity #S*xLab

Check out our latest blog!
https://www.s*xlab.ca/blog

#Covid19 #research #science #psychology #s*xualhealth #queensuniversity #S*xLab

*NEW ONLINE STUDY!* Do you experience problems with high s*xual arousal, desire, impulses, or s*xual behaviour?  Seeking...
05/12/2021

*NEW ONLINE STUDY!*

Do you experience problems with high s*xual arousal, desire, impulses, or s*xual behaviour?

Seeking participants for an online research study. Participants must be able to read and write in English, be 18 years of age or older, and be comfortable answering questions of a sensitive nature about ge***al sensations, s*xual desire, s*xual arousal, s*xual impulses, s*xual thoughts and fantasies, s*xual satisfaction, s*xual activity, and emotions and mental health. Seeking participants who did not previously participate in the Periwinkle or Hazel studies. Participation will include completion of a 60-minute online questionnaire. Entry into a prize draw is available as a thank you for your participation!
To participate please visit: https://queensu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_bEGE4QuSBgD7mho

For more information about this study, visit s*xlab.ca/participate or email S*[email protected]. All inquiries are completely confidential.

*NEW ONLINE STUDY!*

Do you experience problems with high s*xual arousal, desire, impulses, or s*xual behaviour?

Seeking participants for an online research study. Participants must be able to read and write in English, be 18 years of age or older, and be comfortable answering questions of a sensitive nature about ge***al sensations, s*xual desire, s*xual arousal, s*xual impulses, s*xual thoughts and fantasies, s*xual satisfaction, s*xual activity, and emotions and mental health. Seeking participants who did not previously participate in the Periwinkle or Hazel studies. Participation will include completion of a 60-minute online questionnaire. Entry into a prize draw is available as a thank you for your participation!
To participate please visit: https://queensu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_bEGE4QuSBgD7mho

For more information about this study, visit s*xlab.ca/participate or email S*[email protected]. All inquiries are completely confidential.

NEW ONLINE STUDY!This study seeks to find out how people who have tested positive for COVID-19 are faring in terms of th...
05/07/2021
Participate — S*xual Health Research Lab

NEW ONLINE STUDY!

This study seeks to find out how people who have tested positive for COVID-19 are faring in terms of their s*xual well-being, health and quality of life over an 18-month period.

Participate here: https://queensu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_4UbnD7gPLN5oNLM

#Covid19 #research #science #psychology #s*xualhealth #queensuniversity #S*xLab

Participation in any of our studies is strictly voluntary and confidential. For more information or to sign up for any of the studies below, please contact us by email at s*[email protected] or by phone at 613.533.3276.

Check out Science in the News' new podcast episode, "Pint-Sized Science: A Gynecologist and a Clinical Psychologist Walk...
04/16/2021
Pint-Sized Science: A Gynecologist and a Clinical Psychologist Walk Into an Interview

Check out Science in the News' new podcast episode, "Pint-Sized Science: A Gynecologist and a Clinical Psychologist Walk Into an Interview" featuring the #S*xLab's Dr. Caroline Pukall, focusing on chronic vulvar pain. Listen here, or on Spotify or Apple Podcasts: https://soundcloud.com/sitn-boston/pint-sized-science-a-gynecologist-and-a-clinical-psychologist-walk-into-an-interview

Pint-Sized Science: Season 2, Episode 4 A Gynecologist and a Clinical Psychologist Walk Into an Interview: A Conversation about Painful S*x, Vulvodynia, and Inclusive S*xual Health Interviewees: Dr.

New publication from the #S*xLab! Find 50 free e-prints of "Transgender-specific factors related to healthcare professio...
03/31/2021
Transgender-specific factors related to healthcare professional students’ engagement in affirmative practice with LGBTQ+ clients

New publication from the #S*xLab! Find 50 free e-prints of "Transgender-specific factors related to healthcare professional students’ engagement in affirmative practice with LGBTQ+ clients" in Psychology & S*xuality here: https://t.co/UDNQaVUDYy?amp=1

(2021). Transgender-specific factors related to healthcare professional students’ engagement in affirmative practice with LGBTQ+ clients. Psychology & S*xuality. Ahead of Print.

NEW online study!Participate in s*xuality/psychology research - prize draws available to participants!Seeking participan...
03/23/2021

NEW online study!

Participate in s*xuality/psychology research - prize draws available to participants!

Seeking participants for an online study comparing the characteristics and experiences of adult virgins and non-virgins. Participants must be 18 years of age or older and able to read and write in English. Completion of the online study will take approximately 45-60 minutes.

To participate, follow this link: https://tinyurl.com/AthenaStudy.

For more information about this study, visit s*xlab.ca/participate, or contact the S*xual Health Research Laboratory at s*[email protected]. Be sure to mention the ATHENA study. All inquiries are completely confidential.

NEW online study!

Participate in s*xuality/psychology research - prize draws available to participants!

Seeking participants for an online study comparing the characteristics and experiences of adult virgins and non-virgins. Participants must be 18 years of age or older and able to read and write in English. Completion of the online study will take approximately 45-60 minutes.

To participate, follow this link: https://tinyurl.com/AthenaStudy.

For more information about this study, visit s*xlab.ca/participate, or contact the S*xual Health Research Laboratory at s*[email protected]. Be sure to mention the ATHENA study. All inquiries are completely confidential.

New publication! Caroline Pukall, co-chair of the ISSWSH PGAD Consensus Committee, along with other experts in the field...
03/08/2021

New publication! Caroline Pukall, co-chair of the ISSWSH PGAD Consensus Committee, along with other experts in the field—including S*xLab’s Robyn Jackowich—just published this guideline that will help educate health care providers about the science and clinical management of PGAD. #S*xLab

Read it here: https://www.jsm.js*xmed.org/article/S1743-6095(21)00175-2/fulltext

New publication! Caroline Pukall, co-chair of the ISSWSH PGAD Consensus Committee, along with other experts in the field—including S*xLab’s Robyn Jackowich—just published this guideline that will help educate health care providers about the science and clinical management of PGAD. #S*xLab

Read it here: https://www.jsm.js*xmed.org/article/S1743-6095(21)00175-2/fulltext

We are still seeking non-cannabis users for an online study on cannabis use and s*xual well-being. Study is open to all ...
03/06/2021

We are still seeking non-cannabis users for an online study on cannabis use and s*xual well-being. Study is open to all individuals who are 18 years of age or older, able to read and write in English, and who either use cannabis infrequently (less than once/month) OR who have never used cannabis. The survey will take approximately 30 to 45 minutes to complete. Prize draws are available to participants!
To participate, follow this link: https://queensu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_6XBbjXWY598KPsN
For more information about the CABIN study, visit s*xlab.ca/participate or contact the S*xual Health Research Lab by email s*[email protected]. All inquiries are completely confidential.

We are still seeking non-cannabis users for an online study on cannabis use and s*xual well-being. Study is open to all individuals who are 18 years of age or older, able to read and write in English, and who either use cannabis infrequently (less than once/month) OR who have never used cannabis. The survey will take approximately 30 to 45 minutes to complete. Prize draws are available to participants!
To participate, follow this link: https://queensu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_6XBbjXWY598KPsN
For more information about the CABIN study, visit s*xlab.ca/participate or contact the S*xual Health Research Lab by email s*[email protected]. All inquiries are completely confidential.

Interesting new article from The Globe and Mail! Another victim of COVID-19: S*x between couples https://globe2go.pressr...
03/01/2021
An­other vic­tim of COVID-19: S*x be­tween cou­ples | The Globe and Mail (BC Edition)

Interesting new article from The Globe and Mail! Another victim of COVID-19: S*x between couples https://globe2go.pressreader.com/@Reader13827831/csb_oUaoBT9dYwxfrfKiQBcLsg1gikNxCSaWWNNrZ3MsakXs-PDh6VKgWFlYj-HdLRVo

The forced do­mes­tic­ity of lock­down may not be con­ducive to in­ti­macy, but re­la­tion­ship ex­perts ad­vise part­ners to set aside some time to con­nect The hot tub bub­bled away be­hind Peb­ble Kranz and Daniel Rosen’s home through months of pan­demic...

Seeking individuals who use cannabis infrequently (less than once/month) OR who have never used cannabis for an online s...
02/22/2021

Seeking individuals who use cannabis infrequently (less than once/month) OR who have never used cannabis for an online study on cannabis use and s*xual well-being. Study is open to all individuals who are 18 years of age or older, able to read and write in English, and comfortable answering questions about cannabis use and s*xuality. The survey will take approximately 30 to 45 minutes to complete. Prize draws are available to participants!
To participate, follow this link: https://queensu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_6XBbjXWY598KPsN
For more information about the CABIN study, visit s*xlab.ca/participate or contact the S*xual Health Research Lab by email s*[email protected]. All inquiries are completely confidential.

Seeking individuals who use cannabis infrequently (less than once/month) OR who have never used cannabis for an online study on cannabis use and s*xual well-being. Study is open to all individuals who are 18 years of age or older, able to read and write in English, and comfortable answering questions about cannabis use and s*xuality. The survey will take approximately 30 to 45 minutes to complete. Prize draws are available to participants!
To participate, follow this link: https://queensu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_6XBbjXWY598KPsN
For more information about the CABIN study, visit s*xlab.ca/participate or contact the S*xual Health Research Lab by email s*[email protected]. All inquiries are completely confidential.

Check out the latest talk in the We Get It web series by Young Adult Cancer Canada, where our PhD student and co-founder...
02/16/2021
We Get It: A chat with Meghan McInnis of Queering Cancer

Check out the latest talk in the We Get It web series by Young Adult Cancer Canada, where our PhD student and co-founder of Queering Cancer, Meghan McInnis, discusses Queering Cancer and some of the challenges faced by LGBTQ2+ young people with cancer. Watch the chat using the YouTube link below, and click here to learn more about Queering Cancer: https://queeringcancer.ca/

Queering Cancer is a website that aims to provide resources and community for 2SLGBTQIA+ people with cancer and their loved ones. The website features a full...

**STUDY CLOSING IN 24 HOURS**Do you experience problems with high s*xual arousal, desire, impulses, or s*xual behaviour?...
02/09/2021

**STUDY CLOSING IN 24 HOURS**
Do you experience problems with high s*xual arousal, desire, impulses, or s*xual behaviour?

Seeking participants for an online research study. Participants must be able to read and write in English, be 18 years of age or older, and be comfortable answering questions of a sensitive nature about ge***al sensations, s*xual desire, s*xual arousal, s*xual impulses, s*xual thoughts and fantasies, s*xual satisfaction, s*xual activity, and emotions and mental health. Participation will include completion of a 45-minute online questionnaire. Entry into a prize draw is available as a thank you for your participation! To participate please visit: https://queensu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_0fF8AlOxfe4ZgbP

For more information about this study, visit s*xlab.ca/participate or email S*[email protected]. All inquiries are completely confidential.

**STUDY CLOSING IN 24 HOURS**
Do you experience problems with high s*xual arousal, desire, impulses, or s*xual behaviour?

Seeking participants for an online research study. Participants must be able to read and write in English, be 18 years of age or older, and be comfortable answering questions of a sensitive nature about ge***al sensations, s*xual desire, s*xual arousal, s*xual impulses, s*xual thoughts and fantasies, s*xual satisfaction, s*xual activity, and emotions and mental health. Participation will include completion of a 45-minute online questionnaire. Entry into a prize draw is available as a thank you for your participation! To participate please visit: https://queensu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_0fF8AlOxfe4ZgbP

For more information about this study, visit s*xlab.ca/participate or email S*[email protected]. All inquiries are completely confidential.

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