Our team hopes to gain a better understanding of how pregnancy loss affects couples’ sexuality and relationships through this online
The purpose of this voluntary research study was to better understand how a variety of factors, including how couples respond
In this study we recruited over 900 women when they were at 20-weeks gestation with their first child. Our goals were to assess the prevalence of genito-pelvic pain and pain
In this study we recruited couples in which a woman experiences distressing low sexual interest or arousal. Our goals are to understand possible protective factors – meaning aspects of the relationship
This study is closed for recruitment! Keep an eye on the site for the exciting findings!
This study is now closed for recruitment. Please check back for an update regarding our findings as they become available!
The main goal of this study was to assess the efficacy of cognitive-behavioural therapy for couples in which the woman suffers from provoked vestibulodynia by comparing it to a standard
We recruited individuals on Amazon Mechanical Turk to complete a series of surveys to assess whether increasing ones' focus on approach goals for having sex (i.e., pursing a desired outcome,
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
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
We conducted a pilot test of a 12-week couple therapy for women suffering from PVD, an acute vulvo-vaginal pain condition. The purpose of this project was to assess the feasibility