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Current scientific articles are compiled by our team. This section is a non-exhaustive collection of the latest news in sexology research and in related fields. It does not present reviews of the articles, but rather an overview, through abstracts, to help the community stay informed about the state of current research.

The Relationship Among Online Sexually Explicit Material Exposure to, Desire for, and Participation in Rough Sex

25 September 2018
The broad accessibility of online sexually explicit material (SEM) exposes viewers to a wide scope of sexual behaviors....

Adverse Childhood Experiences, Daily Worries, and Positive Thoughts: A Daily Diary Multi‐Wave Study

25 September 2018
Objective To examine adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) as a prospective predictor of the day‐to‐day associations between worries and positive thinking among late adolescents....

18 September 2018
*Content only available in French....

18 September 2018
*Content only available in French....

Field Evaluation of a Smartphone-Based Electronic Reader of Rapid Dual HIV and Syphilis Point-of-Care Immunoassays

18 September 2018
Objective Electronic (E) devices read and quantify lateral flow-based rapid tests, providing a novel approach to assay interpretation....

Decision-Making About Motherhood in Canadian WLiving with HIV: A Negotiation of Multidimensional Risks

18 September 2018
Little research in Canada has examined the perspectives of women living with HIV on decision-making across the stages of motherhood....

The Gender Nonconformity Teasing Scale for Gay and Bisexual Men

11 September 2018
Sexual minority youth experience more bullying than their heterosexual peers, and antigay bullying is positively associated with psychological distress....

Polyvictimization and the Continuum of Sexual Abuse at a College Campus: Does Negative Peer Support Increase the Likelihood of Multiple Victimizations?

11 September 2018
Although there is now a large literature on physical and sexual assaults at institutions of higher education, this article expands that knowledge...

HPV Vaccination Discourses and the Construction of “At-Risk” Girls

11 September 2018
The objective of this study was to investigate the deployment of HPV vaccination (HPVV) discourses and their impact on Canadian girls, parents, nurses and physicians....

International Journal of Child and Adolescent Resilience International Journal of Child and Adolescent Resilience Health Service Use of Sexually Abused Adolescents Aging Out of Care: A Matched-Cohort Study Funding Source

11 September 2018
While sexual abuse during childhood is a known risk factor of adult physical and mental health problems, little is known about the relationship between...

Community-Level Changes in Condom Use and Uptake of HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis by Gay and Bisexual Men in Melbourne and Sydney, Australia: Results of Repeated Behavioural Surveillance in 2013-17

12 June 2018
Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) has been rapidly rolled out in large, publicly funded implementation projects in Victoria and New South Wales, Australia. ...

Exploring Sexuality Profiles of Adolescents who Have Engaged in Sexual Abuse and Their Link to Delinquency and Offense Characteristics

12 June 2018
Very few studies have taken a specific interest in the various sexual dimensions, beyond delinquent sexual behavior, of adolescents ...

Childhood Maltreatment, Bullying Victimization, and Psychological Distress Among Gay and Bisexual Men

5 December 2017
Sexual minority men report higher psychological distress than heterosexual men, including depression and anxiety....

Sexuality and Individual Support Plans for People with Intellectual Disabilities: A Study on the Content of ISP

28 November 2017
Sexual rights and sexuality are important aspects of quality of life, also for people with intellectual disabilities (IDs). However, providing support in this area to people with ID poses some challenges....

Sexual Life During Pregnancy: Effect of an Educational Intervention on the Sexuality of Iranian Couples: A Quasiexperimental Study

18 April 2017
Sexual life of couples and their needs during pregnancy received little attention in practice. The aim of this study was to evaluate an educational intervention delivered to couples...

Teen Dating Violence Victimization, Trauma Symptoms and Revictimization in Early Adulthood

11 April 2017
This research examined whether experiencing physical teen dating violence (TDV) relates to trauma symptoms, which in turn, predict future physical ...