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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 Link Between Cognitive Function and Sexuality in Older Adults

12 October 2018
Experts agree that we know very little about sexuality among people living at home with AD or other cognitive problems. Older adults who have cognitive problems that impact the way...

Postcoital Dysphoria: Prevalence and Correlates Among Males

2 October 2018
Consensual sexual activity is believed to be associated with a positive emotional experience, however, postcoital dysphoria (PCD) is a counterintuitive phenomenon...

Genito-Pelvic Pain Through a Dyadic Lens: Moving Toward an Interpersonal Emotion Regulation Model of Women’s Sexual Dysfunction

2 October 2018
Researchers and clinicians alike widely acknowledge the inherently interpersonal nature of women’s sexual dysfunctions given that both...

Preliminary Study of Risk Factors of Suicidality in Female Adolescent Victims of Sexual Abuse: Logistic Regression Models

2 October 2018
It is increasingly recognized that child sexual abuse (CSA) has significant consequences that can affect mental health....

2 October 2018
*Content only available in French....

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. ...