Department of Psychology, Queen's University
62 Arch St, Kingston, Ontario, Canada  K7L 3N6
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Ongoing projects

  • A multi-method, biopsychosocial study of postpartum pain and sexuality
  • Assessing female sexual arousal via clitoral imaging and sexual psychophysiology
  • Examining persistent genital arousal disorder via a biopsychosocial perspective
  • Imaging the spinal cord and brainstem in women with provoked vestibulodynia
  • Measuring psychosocial and symptom outcomes of women with persistent genital arousal disorder who participate in an online program
  • Examining psychosocial correlates and healthcare experiences of prostate cancer patients
  • Investigating sexual health correlates in adult men and women
  • Characterizing anal pain within a biopsychosocial perspective
  • Developing a patient reported outcome measure for vulvar pain
  • Determining how patients make decisions with respect to medical treatments
  • Developing a self-report measure of genital arousal sensations
  • Examining healthcare experiences, barriers, and financial burden associated with persistent genital arousal disorder

Upcoming projects

  • Measuring blood flow and pelvic sensitivity in women with persistent genital arousal disorder
  • Examining persistent genital arousal symptoms in males
  • Investigating sexual and relational experiences of self-identified bisexual individuals
  • Measuring blood flow, pelvic sensitivity, and lubrication in women with chemically-induced or natural menopause
  • Psychosocial experiences of chemically-induced menopause in breast cancer survivors
  • Examining attentional biases in women with vulvodynia
  • Examining sex therapists' perceptions of 'sexual script flexibility'
  • Investigating longitudinal cognitive and emotional mediators of persistent genital arousal symptoms in males and females