List of Topics

Basic Research
Brain imaging & sexuality
Epigenetics and Sexuality
Hormones & sexuality
Evolutionary sexology
Neurobiology of love
Genital imaging
Sensory testing

Applied Research
Epidemiology
Psychophysiology of sexual response
Qualitative In-depth interviews and focus groups
Theoretical overview
Research on treatment outcomes
Surveys in sexual behavior

Sexuality in the life span
Childhood
Youth
Emerging sexuality
First sexual experiences
Sexual development
Reproductive age – Contraception
Reproductive age – Fertility treatments
Reproductive age – Pregnancy and lactation
Mid age
Menopause
Andropause
Third age

Sexuality, Health & Well Being
Sexual Health & Wellbeing
Sexual Health and Physical Health
Sexuality and lifestyle
Sexual Health and Physical Health
Sport

Couples and Sexuality
Relationship satisfaction and sexuality
Sexual satisfaction and pleasure
Sexuality, intimacy and love
Extra-dyadic relationships

Sexual Orientation
Asexuality
Bisexuality
Homosexuality
Pansexuality
Queer theory
Homosexual parenting
Sexual dysfunctions in the LGBT

Gender Identity Dysphoria / Gender Dysphoria (DSM 5)
Diversity in sexual identity expression
Psycho-social and educational approaches of GD
Transgender children and youth
Hormonal therapy
Surgical interventions
Transgender care
Non-binary genders
Transgender families

Alternative relationships and sexual behaviors
Polyamory
Open relationships
Kink
BDSM
Piercing

Sexual Medicine
Sexuality and Chronic Diseases
Onco-sexology
Obesity/Metabolic Syndrome
Sexuality and physical disability
Sexuality and intellectual disability
Reproductive health

Psychiatry and Sexual Health
Sexuality and:
Depression
Anxiety
OCD
ADHD
Mental disorders
Eating disorders

Paraphilias
Definitions and diagnosis
Epidemiology
Legal issues
Medical and non-medical treatments

Sexual Aggression and Trauma
Sexual function after sexual trauma
Sexual violence
Therapy for victims & offenders
PTSD

Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Epidemiology
Safe sex
HIV / AIDS /PrEP
STD & sexuality

Pharmacology
Pharmacotherapy for sexual dysfunctions (male and female)
Testosterone deficiency – Diagnosis and treatment
Sexual side effects of common medical treatments (SSRI’s, etc)
Steroids abuse
Substance use and misuse
Chemsex

Sexual Dysfunctions (Female and male)
Classification issues in sexual dysfunctions
Conceptual models of sexual dysfunctions
Epidemiology of sexual dysfunctions
Individual and couple dimension of sexual dysfunction
Psychological distress and sexual dysfunction
Body image and sexual dysfunctions
Multidisciplinary Approach – a role for integrated therapies
Sexual Pain
Phobia, disgust and aversion
Desire / interest difficulties
Erectile disorders
Orgasm disorders
Ejaculatory disorders
Anismus

Sexual Psychotherapy
Cognitions, emotions, and sexual function
Couple therapy
Integrated therapy
New developments in Psychotherapy of sexual dysfunction
Mindfulness
Psychotherapy & pharmacotherapy
Sex therapy on the Internet
Sexual counselling

Sexual Rights
Gender equality and equity
LGBT issues in sexual rights / Homophobia / Transphobia
Sexual legislation & sexual rights
Sexual pleasure as universal right
Sexual Rights as Human Rights
Sexual violence & enslavement

Sexuality & Education
Multidisciplinary sex education
New models of sexuality education
Research on the effectiveness of sexuality education
Parent-child communication about sex
Parental influences on adolescent behaviors
Teaching sexology in Europe
Training of health professionals in sexual health issues 

Social Sciences & Sexuality
Art and sexuality
Media and sexuality
Social media and sexuality
Internet
Sexting
Socio-cultural aspects of sexuality
Cultural competence in sex therapy
Religion
Pornography
Prostitution

Ethics and Sex therapy

Various
Genital plastic surgery
Circumcision
Pubic hair removal
Sex toys