Past Studies

Sexual and Romantic Relationships of First Time Parents

Posted on Jul 25, 2017

This study is closed for recruitment! Keep an eye on the site for the exciting findings!

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Sexuality During Pregnancy Study

Posted on Mar 31, 2016

This study is now closed for recruitment. Please check back for an update regarding our findings as they become available!

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Approach and Avoidance Sexual Goals: A Relationship and Sexuality Study

Posted on Jan 19, 2016

This study is now closed for recruitment. Please check back for an update regarding our findings as they become available!

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Factors Impacting Sexual Satisfaction and Relationship Satisfaction in First Time Parents: A Dyadic Analysis

Posted on Jan 19, 2016

Factors Impacting Sexual Satisfaction and Relationship Satisfaction in First Time Parents: A Dyadic Analysis

This study is now closed for recruitment. Please check back for an update regarding our findings as they become available!

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Influence of Uncertainty on Responses to the Sexual Health Threat, Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

Posted on Jul 3, 2014

Influence of Uncertainty on Responses to the Sexual Health Threat, Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

How do state and trait differences in uncertainty affect responses to a sexual health threat? In a series of studies we investigated how these differences in uncertainty relate to affective (e.g. anxiety) and behavioural (e.g. information-seeking) responses. We showed that a greater intolerance of uncertainty (IU) leads to more information-seeking about a health threat and individuals with higher IU sought the most information and worried most when they perceived the uncertainty surrounding a health threat to be higher rather than lower.

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Partner Responses in Women with Provoked Vestibulodynia (PVD) and their Partners

Posted on Jul 3, 2014

Partner Responses in Women with Provoked Vestibulodynia (PVD) and their Partners

We recently completed a study in the Couples and Sexual Health Laboratory (Dalhousie University/IWK Health Centre) examining relationship variables in couples with PVD. Click below to find a summary of the purpose of the study, how we conducted the study, the results from the questionnaires, and some conclusions about what we believe the findings mean.

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