???global.info.a_carregar???
Joana Carvalho. Works in the area(s) of Social Sciences with emphasis on Psychology. Joana Carvalho is an assistant professor of Psychology, researching in the area of human sexuality, with a special focus on clinical sexology, forensic sexology, and experimental sex research. Her main research topics are: 1) Psychological vulnerability factors for sexual dysfunction 2) Psychological risk factors in sexual aggression 3) Hypersexuality and compulsive sexual behavior 4) Cognitive and emotional processing of sexual stimuli, including paraphilic and sexually violent stimuli
Identification

Personal identification

Full name
Joana Carvalho
Date of birth
1982/04/17

Citation names

  • Carvalho, Joana

Author identifiers

Ciência ID
C418-C0B5-A998
Scopus Author Id
35361620100

Addresses

  • Faculty of Psychology and Education Sciences of the University of Porto, 4200-135, Porto, Porto, Portugal (Professional)

Websites

  • https://www.scopus.com/authid/detail.uri?authorId=35361620100 (Professional)

Knowledge fields

  • Social Sciences - Psychology

Languages

Language Speaking Reading Writing Listening Peer-review
Portuguese (Mother tongue)
English Proficiency (C2) Proficiency (C2) Proficiency (C2) Proficiency (C2) Advanced (C1)
Italian Intermediate (B1) Upper intermediate (B2) Upper intermediate (B2)
Spanish; Castilian Intermediate (B1) Intermediate (B1) Elementary (A2) Upper intermediate (B2)
Education
Degree Classification
2011/12/21
Concluded
PhD in Psychology - Human Sexuality (Doutoramento)
Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal
2008/07/07
Concluded
Msc in Clinical Psychology (Mestrado)
Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, Portugal
2005/07/20
Concluded
Licenciatura em Psicologia Clínica e da Saúde (Licenciatura)
Universidade do Minho, Portugal
Affiliation

Teaching in Higher Education

Category
Host institution
Employer
2020/09/01 - Current Assistant Professor (University Teacher) Universidade do Porto, Portugal
Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Psicologia e de Ciências da Educação, Portugal
2015/09/01 - 2020/08/31 Assistant Professor (University Teacher) Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias, Portugal

Positions / Appointments

Category
Host institution
Employer
2022/06 - Current President Sociedade Portuguesa de Sexologia Clínica, Portugal
2021/02/01 - Current Member of the Executive Committe - Center for Psychology of Porto University (CPUP - research center in Psychology) Universidade do Porto Centro de Psicologia, Portugal
2021/01/01 - Current Principal Investigator of the Research Group in Human Sexuality (CPUP-Porto University) Universidade do Porto Centro de Psicologia, Portugal
2021 - Current Executive Director of the Research Laboratory in Human Sexuality (SexLab) Universidade do Porto, Portugal
Universidade do Porto, Portugal
2017/09/01 - 2020/08/31 Vice-director HEI-Lab/Human-Environment Interactions Labs (research center in Psychology) Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias, Portugal
2015/09/01 - 2020/08/31 Director Msc in Forensic Psychology Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias, Portugal

Others

Category
Host institution
Employer
2012/01/01 - 2015/08/31 Postdoctoral researcher Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Psicologia e de Ciências da Educação, Portugal
Projects

Grant

Designation Funders
2021 - Current A jornada do cancro da próstata: uma perspetiva diádica acerca da sexualidade.
SFRH/BD/11670/2022
Supervisor
Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Psicologia e de Ciências da Educação, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Ongoing
2021 - Current The efficacy of a new sexual prevention program with college students: A randomized controlled trial
SFRH/BD/12638/2022
Supervisor
Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Psicologia e de Ciências da Educação, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Ongoing
2021 - Current Avaliação da eficácia de um programa de prevenção da violência sexual para estudantes do ensino secundário.
SFRH/BD/11986/2022
Supervisor
Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Psicologia e de Ciências da Educação, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Ongoing
2018 - Current Abordagem mista para a compreensão do aborrecimento sexual e seu impacto na saúde sexual e bem-esta.
SFRH/BD/136088/2018
Supervisor
Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Psicologia e de Ciências da Educação, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Ongoing
2015 - Current Intervenção psicológica na Pedofilia: Estudo clínico controlado sobre a eficácia da Terapia Focada nos Esquemas.
SFRH/BPD/112059/2015
Supervisor
Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Psicologia e de Ciências da Educação, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Concluded
2010 - Current Agressão sexual em Portugal: caracterização dos ofensores e avaliação do impacto de factores psicossociais na determinação de comportamentos sexuais agressivos.
SFRH/BD/73032/2010
Supervisor
Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Psicologia e de Ciências da Educação, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Concluded

Contract

Designation Funders
2022 - 2025/06/01 NEUROPSYCHOSEX - Neuro-psycho-physiological Determinants of Sexual Health
PTDC/PSI-GER/3377/2021
Co-Principal Investigator
Universidade do Porto, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Ongoing
2021 - 2024/12/01 PRIORITY - Prevention to Reduce Incidence of Sexual Abuse by Reaching Individuals Concerned About Their Risk to Young People.
ISFP-AG-101038787
Co-Principal Investigator
Universidade do Porto, Portugal
Horizon 2020
Ongoing
2021 - 2023/04/30 SexHealth & ProstateCancer - Biopsychological Determinants of Sexual Health in Men with Prostate Cancer
NORTE-01-0145-FEDER-000057
Co-Principal Investigator
Universidade do Porto Centro de Psicologia, Portugal
Horizon 2020
Ongoing
2018 - 2022/08/31 The myth of innocence: A mixed methods approach toward the understanding of female sexual offending behavior
PTDC/PSI-GER/28097/2017
Principal investigator
Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Ongoing
2016 - 2018/12/31 Symbiotic technology for societal efficiency gains: Deus ex Machina
Ref Norte 01-0145-FEDER-000026; Norte-45-2015-02
Researcher
Associação Fraunhofer Portugal Research, Portugal
Horizon 2020
Concluded
2011 - 2014/12/31 Sexual response to a bogus negative feedback: psychological predictors and neurophysiological correlates.
PTDC/PSI-PCL/117522/2010
Researcher
Universidade do Porto, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Concluded
2010 - 2013/12/31 A clinical trial on the psychological treatment of psychogenic erectile dysfunction: cognitive behavioral therapy versus medical treatment.
PTDC/PSI-PCL/112207/2009
Researcher
Universidade do Porto, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Concluded
2007 - 2010/12/31 Women´s and men’s sexual health: a biopsychosocial model
PTDC/PSI/68319/2006
Researcher
Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Concluded
Outputs

Publications

Book
  1. Carvalho, Joana. Psychological Dimensions in Human Sexual Health and Behavior. Frontiers Media SA. 2021.
    10.3389/978-2-88971-491-9
Book chapter
  1. Carvalho, Joana. "Management of the dissatisfied patient.". In Penile Prosthetic Surgery.. Elsevier, 2023.
    In press
  2. Carvalho, Joana. Corresponding author: Carvalho, Joana. "Courtship, harassment, and sexual abuses: defining the borders.". In Emotional, Physical and Sexual Abuse Impact on Individuals, Couples, Children and Minorities.. Springer, 2023.
    In press
  3. Carvalho, Joana. Corresponding author: Carvalho, Joana. "Introduction, epidemiology, and etiology of sexual dysfunctions in men and women.". In Andrology and Sexual Medicine.. Springer, 2023.
    In press
  4. Carvalho, Joana. Corresponding author: Carvalho, Joana. "Intervenção psicológica na sintomatologia e comportamentos mal-adaptativos associados à hipersexualidade.". In Intervenção Psicológica em Sexologia Clínica.. Pactor, 2023.
    In press
  5. Carvalho, Joana; Nélio Brazão. "Women’s sexual aggression against male intimate partners.". In The SAGE Handbook of Domestic Violence, edited by Todd K. Shackelford, 241-254. SAGE, 2021.
    Accepted
  6. Carvalho, Joana. "Processamento cognitivo e emocional de estímulos sexuais: implicações para a compreensão da resposta sexual e prática clínica.". In Parejas e Sexualidades, 189-206. 2021.
    Published
  7. Nobre, Pedro J.; Carvalho, Joana; Mark, Kristen. "Low sexual desire in men". In Principles and Practice of Sex Therapy, 6th Edition. The Guilford Press, 2020.
    Accepted
  8. Inês Tavares; Carvalho, Joana; Vera Leirós; Pedro Nobre. "Sexual Thoughts Questionnaire". In Handbook of Sexuality-Related Measures, 138-140. Taylor & Francis, 2019.
    Published
  9. Carvalho, Joana. "Forensic sexology: Measuring paraphilic sexual interest". In Psicologia do Testemunho: Da investigação à prática. 2019.
    Accepted
  10. Carvalho, Joana. "SexLab: O primeiro laboratório de investigação em sexualidade humana em Portugal". In Histórias de las Sexologías en Latinoamérica Vol.3. IPS, 2016.
    Published
  11. Carvalho, Joana. "Persistent Genital Arousal Disorder/Perturbação da Excitação Genital Persistente Feminina". In Terapia da Sexualidade Vol.1 – Algumas questões do diagnóstico e tratamento.. Zagodoni Editora, 2014.
    Published
Journal article
  1. Rosa, Pedro J.; Brazão, Nélio; Carvalho, Joana. "Psychometric Properties of the Sexually Aggressive Behaviors Scale: Factor Structure, Reliability, and Construct Validity in a Sample of Portuguese Female College Students". International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology (2022): 0306624X2211135. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0306624x221113535.
    10.1177/0306624x221113535
  2. Moreira, Bárbara; Rosa, Pedro J.; Brazão, Nélio; Carvalho, Joana. "Dimensionality and Measurement Invariance of the Sexually Aggressive Behaviors Scale across Male and Female Portuguese College Students". Sexes 3 3 (2022): 336-350. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/sexes3030026.
    10.3390/sexes3030026
  3. Carvalho, Joana. "Experimental Sex Research in the Context of Clinical Sexology: Gaps, Strengths, and the Need to Build a Communication Bridge Between Basic Sexology Research and Clinical Practice". The Journal of Sexual Medicine (2022): http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jsxm.2022.04.003.
    10.1016/j.jsxm.2022.04.003
  4. Nobre, Pedro; Rosa, Pedro J.; Vasconcelos, Priscila; Tavares, Inês; Carvalho, Joana; Quinta-Gomes, Ana; Moura, Catarina; Carrito, Mariana. "Sexual Health and the Pandemic Crisis: Testing the Role of Psychological Vulnerability/Protective Factors on Sexual Functioning and Sexual Distress During a Critical Life Period in Portugal". Archives of Sexual Behavior (2022): http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10508-021-02209-z.
    10.1007/s10508-021-02209-z
  5. Moreira, Bárbara; Carvalho, Joana; Nobre, Pedro. "The Role of Dysfunctional Sexual Beliefs and Sexual Self-Esteem in Sexual Aggression: A Study with Male College Students". International Journal of Sexual Health (2021): 1-11. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/19317611.2021.2015036.
    10.1080/19317611.2021.2015036
  6. Dewitte, Marieke; Bettocchi, Carlo; Carvalho, Joanna; Corona, Giovanni; Flink, Ida; Limoncin, Erika; Pascoal, Patricia; Reisman, Yacov; Van Lankveld, Jacques. "A Psychosocial Approach to Erectile Dysfunction: Position Statements from the European Society of Sexual Medicine (ESSM)". Sexual Medicine 9 6 (2021): 100434. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.esxm.2021.100434.
    10.1016/j.esxm.2021.100434
  7. Carvalho, Joana; Ferreira, Liliana; Rico, Rita; Bártolo, Ana; Santos, Isabel M.. "Women’s Cognitive and Emotional Appraisal of Sex Pictures: The Predictive Role of Age, Exposure Time, and Sexual Beliefs". Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy (2021): 1-13. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0092623x.2021.2009076.
    10.1080/0092623x.2021.2009076
  8. Minhas, Suks; Bettocchi, Carlo; Boeri, Luca; Capogrosso, Paolo; Carvalho, Joana; Cilesiz, Nusret Can; Cocci, Andrea; et al. "European Association of Urology Guidelines on Male Sexual and Reproductive Health: 2021 Update on Male Infertility". European Urology (2021): http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.eururo.2021.08.014.
    10.1016/j.eururo.2021.08.014
  9. Carvalho, Joana; Rosa, Pedro J.; Štulhofer, Aleksandar. "Exploring Hypersexuality Pathways From Eye Movements: The Role of (Sexual) Impulsivity". The Journal of Sexual Medicine 18 9 (2021): 1607-1614. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jsxm.2021.06.018.
    10.1016/j.jsxm.2021.06.018
  10. de Oliveira, Leonor; Carvalho, Joana. "Women’s Sexual Health During the Pandemic of COVID-19: Declines in Sexual Function and Sexual Pleasure". Current Sexual Health Reports (2021): http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11930-021-00309-4.
    10.1007/s11930-021-00309-4
  11. Carvalho, Joana. "Pornography and Relationship Quality: Incorporating Relationship Lens in Science and Practice". The Journal of Sexual Medicine (2021): http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jsxm.2021.06.009.
    10.1016/j.jsxm.2021.06.009
  12. de Oliveira, Leonor; Rosa, Pedro; Carvalho, Joana; Nobre, Pedro. "A Cluster Analysis on Sexual Boredom Profiles in A Community Sample of Men and Women". The Journal of Sex Research (2021): 1-11. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00224499.2021.1931798.
    10.1080/00224499.2021.1931798
  13. Salonia, Andrea; Bettocchi, Carlo; Boeri, Luca; Capogrosso, Paolo; Carvalho, Joana; Cilesiz, Nusret Can; Cocci, Andrea; et al. "European Association of Urology Guidelines on Sexual and Reproductive Health—2021 Update: Male Sexual Dysfunction". European Urology (2021): http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.eururo.2021.06.007.
    10.1016/j.eururo.2021.06.007
  14. Carvalho, Joana; Campos, Priscila; Carrito, Mariana; Moura, Catarina; Quinta-Gomes, Ana; Tavares, Inês; Nobre, Pedro. "The relationship between COVID-19 confinement, psychological adjustment, and sexual functioning, in a sample of Portuguese men and women". The Journal of Sexual Medicine (2021): http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jsxm.2021.04.007.
    10.1016/j.jsxm.2021.04.007
  15. Pascoal, Patrícia M.; Carvalho, Joana; Raposo, Catarina F.; Almeida, Joana; Beato, Ana Filipa. "The Impact of COVID-19 on Sexual Health: A Preliminary Framework Based on a Qualitative Study With Clinical Sexologists". Sexual Medicine 9 1 (2021): 100299. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.esxm.2020.100299.
    10.1016/j.esxm.2020.100299
  16. de Oliveira, Leonor; Carvalho, Joana; Nobre, Pedro. "A Systematic Review on Sexual Boredom". The Journal of Sexual Medicine (2021): http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jsxm.2020.12.019.
    10.1016/j.jsxm.2020.12.019
  17. Tharakan, Tharu; Bettocchi, Carlo; Carvalho, Joana; Corona, Giovanni; Jones, Thomas Hugh; Kadioglu, Ates; Salamanca, Juan I. Martínez; et al. "European Association of Urology Guidelines Panel on Male Sexual and Reproductive Health: A Clinical Consultation Guide on the Indications for Performing Sperm DNA Fragmentation Testing in Men with Infertility and Testicular Sperm Extraction in Nonazoospermic Men". European Urology Focus (2021): http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.euf.2020.12.017.
    10.1016/j.euf.2020.12.017
  18. de Oliveira, Leonor; Carvalho, Joana; Nobre, Pedro. "Perceptions of sexual boredom in a community sample". Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy (2020): 1-14. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0092623x.2020.1854405.
    10.1080/0092623x.2020.1854405
  19. Cera, Nicoletta; Castelhano, João; Oliveira, Cátia; Carvalho, Joana; Quinta Gomes, Ana Luísa; Peixoto, Maria Manuela; Pereira, Raquel; et al. "The role of anterior and posterior insula in male genital response and in visual attention: an exploratory multimodal fMRI study". Scientific Reports 10 1 (2020): http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-74681-x.
    10.1038/s41598-020-74681-x
  20. de Oliveira, Leonor; Carvalho, Joana; Sarikaya, Selcuk; Urkmez, Ahmet; Salonia, Andrea; Russo, Giorgio Ivan. "Patterns of sexual behavior and psychological processes in asexual persons: a systematic review". International Journal of Impotence Research (2020): http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41443-020-0336-3.
    10.1038/s41443-020-0336-3
  21. Carvalho, Joana; Rosa, Pedro J.. "Gender Differences in the Emotional Response and Subjective Sexual Arousal Toward Non-Consensual Sexual Intercourse: A Pupillometric Study". The Journal of Sexual Medicine (2020): http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jsxm.2020.06.018.
    10.1016/j.jsxm.2020.06.018
  22. Carvalho, Joana; Pascoal, Patrícia M.. "Challenges in the Practice of Sexual Medicine, Sex Therapy, and Sexual Counseling in the Time of COVID-19". The Journal of Sexual Medicine (2020): http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jsxm.2020.05.024.
    10.1016/j.jsxm.2020.05.024
  23. Granados, Reina; Carvalho, Joana; Sierra, Juan Carlos. "Preliminary Evidence on How the Dual Control Model Predicts Female Sexual Response to a Bogus Negative Feedback". Psychological Reports (2020): 003329412090731. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0033294120907310.
    10.1177/0033294120907310
  24. Marieke, Dewitte; Joana, Carvalho; Giovanni, Corona; Erika, Limoncin; Patricia, Pascoal; Yacov, Reisman; Aleksandar, Štulhofer. "Sexual Desire Discrepancy: A Position Statement of the European Society for Sexual Medicine". Sexual Medicine (2020): http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.esxm.2020.02.008.
    10.1016/j.esxm.2020.02.008
  25. de Oliveira, Leonor; Carvalho, Joana. "The Link Between Boredom and Hypersexuality: A Systematic Review". The Journal of Sexual Medicine (2020): http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jsxm.2020.02.007.
    10.1016/j.jsxm.2020.02.007
  26. Carvalho, Joana; Bradford, John; Murphy, Lisa; Briken, Peer; Fedoroff, Paul. "Measuring Pedophilic Sexual Interest". The Journal of Sexual Medicine (2020): http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jsxm.2019.12.008.
    10.1016/j.jsxm.2019.12.008
  27. Tharakan, Tharu; Bettocchi, Carlo; Carvalho, Joana; Corona, Giovanni; Joensen, Ulla N.; Jones, Hugh; Kadioglu, Ates; et al. "Male Sexual and Reproductive Health—Does the Urologist Have a Role in Addressing Gender Inequality in Life Expectancy?". European Urology Focus (2019): http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.euf.2019.10.009.
    In press • 10.1016/j.euf.2019.10.009
  28. Carvalho, Joana; Freitas, Sara; Rosa, Pedro J.. "“Fifty Shades” and Reported Sexual Consent: A Study with Female College Students". Sexuality & Culture (2019): http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12119-019-09663-x.
    10.1007/s12119-019-09663-x
  29. Brennan, Carolyn L.; Swartout, Kevin M.; Goodnight, Bradley L.; Cook, Sarah L.; Parrott, Dominic J.; Thompson, Martie P.; Newins, Amie R.; et al. "Evidence for multiple classes of sexually violent college men.". Psychology of Violence 9 1 (2019): 48-55. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/vio0000179.
    10.1037/vio0000179
  30. Carvalho, Joana; Czop, Oleg; Rocha, Marta; Nobre, Pedro; Soares, Sandra. "Gender Differences in the Automatic Attention to Romantic Vs Sexually Explicit Stimuli". The Journal of Sexual Medicine 15 8 (2018): 1083-1092. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jsxm.2018.06.008.
    10.1016/j.jsxm.2018.06.008
  31. Carvalho, Joana. "Paraphilic Sexual Interests and Sexual Offending: Implications for Risk Assessment and Treatment". The Journal of Sexual Medicine 15 7 (2018): 927-928. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jsxm.2018.02.002.
    10.1016/j.jsxm.2018.02.002
  32. Carvalho, Joana; Rosa, Pedro J.; Pereira, Bruna. "Dynamic Risk Factors Characterizing Aggressive Sexual Initiation by Female College Students". Journal of Interpersonal Violence (2018): 088626051876001. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0886260518760010.
    10.1177/0886260518760010
  33. Carvalho, Joana. "Pedophilic sexual interest in convicted child sexual offenders". Journal of Forensic Medicine Forecast 1 1003 (2018): 1-6.
    Open access
  34. Carvalho, Joana. "Attentional processing of socially threatening faces invictims of domestic violence.". Journal of Forensic Medicine Forecast 1 1003 (2018): 1-6.
    Open access
  35. Carvalho, Joana. "Female sexual offenders: An area to be explored.". Journal of Forensic Medicine Forecast. (2018):
  36. Alves-Oliveira, Patrícia; Carvalho, Joana; Ferreira, Jacqueline; Alho, Laura; Nobre, Pedro; Olsson, Mats J.; Soares, Sandra C.. "Influence of Body Odors and Gender on Perceived Genital Arousal". Archives of Sexual Behavior 47 3 (2017): 661-668. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10508-017-1091-5.
    10.1007/s10508-017-1091-5
  37. Kingsberg, Sheryl A.; Althof, Stanley; Simon, James A.; Bradford, Andrea; Bitzer, Johannes; Carvalho, Joana; Flynn, Kathryn E.; et al. "Female Sexual Dysfunction—Medical and Psychological Treatments, Committee 14". The Journal of Sexual Medicine 14 12 (2017): 1463-1491. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jsxm.2017.05.018.
    10.1016/j.jsxm.2017.05.018
  38. Carvalho, Joana. "Commentary on Messina et al’s Study: Executive Functioning of Sexually Compulsive and Non-Sexually Compulsive Men Before and After Watching an Erotic Video". The Journal of Sexual Medicine 14 3 (2017): 355. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jsxm.2016.12.236.
    10.1016/j.jsxm.2016.12.236
  39. Carvalho, Joana; Sá, Ana. "Male college students using sexually aggressive strategies: Findings on the interpersonal relationship profile". Journal of Interpersonal Violence (2017): 088626051668977. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0886260516689779.
    10.1177/0886260516689779
  40. Carvalho, Joana; Pereira, Raquel; Barreto, Diana; Nobre, Pedro J.. "The Effects of Positive Versus Negative Mood States on Attentional Processes During Exposure to Erotica". Archives of Sexual Behavior 46 8 (2016): 2495-2504. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10508-016-0875-3.
    10.1007/s10508-016-0875-3
  41. Carvalho, Joana. "Editorial Commentary on Miner and Colleagues' Study: Understanding the Personality and Behavioral Mechanisms Defining Hypersexuality in Men Who Have Sex With Men". The Journal of Sexual Medicine 13 9 (2016): 1332. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jsxm.2016.07.007.
    10.1016/j.jsxm.2016.07.007
  42. Carvalho, Joana; Lemos, Diana; Nobre, Pedro J.. "Psychological Features and Sexual Beliefs Characterizing Self-Labeled Asexual Individuals". Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy 43 6 (2016): 517-528. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0092623x.2016.1208696.
    10.1080/0092623x.2016.1208696
  43. Sigre-Leirós, Vera; Carvalho, Joana; Nobre, Pedro J.. "The Sexual Thoughts Questionnaire: Psychometric Evaluation of a Measure to Assess Self-Reported Thoughts During Exposure to Erotica Using Sexually Functional Individuals". The Journal of Sexual Medicine 13 5 (2016): 876-884. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jsxm.2016.02.162.
    10.1016/j.jsxm.2016.02.162
  44. Sigre-Leirós, Vera; Carvalho, Joana; Nobre, Pedro J.. "Early parenting styles and sexual offending behavior: A comparative study". International Journal of Law and Psychiatry 46 (2016): 103-109. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijlp.2016.02.042.
    10.1016/j.ijlp.2016.02.042
  45. Sigre-Leirós, Vera; Carvalho, Joana; Nobre, Pedro J.. "Adult interpersonal features of subtypes of sexual offenders". Journal of Forensic and Legal Medicine 34 (2015): 5-10. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jflm.2015.04.015.
    10.1016/j.jflm.2015.04.015
  46. Sigre-Leirós, Vera; Carvalho, Joana; Nobre, Pedro. "Preliminary Findings on Men's Sexual Self-Schema and Sexual Offending: Differences Between Subtypes of Offenders". The Journal of Sex Research 53 2 (2015): 204-213. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00224499.2015.1012289.
    10.1080/00224499.2015.1012289
  47. Sigre-Leirós, Vera; Carvalho, Joana; Nobre, Pedro J.. "Rape-related cognitive distortions: Preliminary findings on the role of early maladaptive schemas". International Journal of Law and Psychiatry 41 (2015): 26-30. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijlp.2015.03.003.
    10.1016/j.ijlp.2015.03.003
  48. Carvalho, Joana; Štulhofer, Aleksandar; Vieira, Armando L.; Jurin, Tanja. "Hypersexuality and High Sexual Desire: Exploring the Structure of Problematic Sexuality". The Journal of Sexual Medicine 12 6 (2015): 1356-1367. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jsm.12865.
    10.1111/jsm.12865
  49. Carvalho, Joana; Nobre, Pedro J.. "Psychosexual Characteristics of Women Reporting Sexual Aggression Against Men". Journal of Interpersonal Violence 31 15 (2015): 2539-2555. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0886260515579504.
    10.1177/0886260515579504
  50. Carvalho, Joana. "Commentary on Kärgel and Colleagues' Study: Diminished Functional Connectivity on the Road to Child Sexual Abuse in Pedophilia". The Journal of Sexual Medicine 12 3 (2015): 796-797. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jsm.12839.
    10.1111/jsm.12839
  51. Sigre-Leirós, Vera; Carvalho, Joana; Nobre, Pedro. "Cognitive schemas and sexual offending: Differences between rapists, pedophilic and nonpedophilic child molesters, and nonsexual offenders". Child Abuse & Neglect 40 (2015): 81-92. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chiabu.2014.10.003.
    10.1016/j.chiabu.2014.10.003
  52. Vilarinho, Sandra; Laja, Pedro; Carvalho, Joana; Quinta-Gomes, Ana Luísa; Oliveira, Cátia; Janssen, Erick; Nobre, Pedro J.. "Affective and Cognitive Determinants of Women's Sexual Response to Erotica". The Journal of Sexual Medicine 11 11 (2014): 2671-2678. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jsm.12667.
    10.1111/jsm.12667
  53. Oliveira, Cátia; Laja, Pedro; Carvalho, Joana; Quinta Gomes, Ana; Vilarinho, Sandra; Janssen, Erick; Nobre, Pedro J.. "Predictors of Men's Sexual Response to Erotic Film Stimuli: The Role of Affect and Self-Reported Thoughts". The Journal of Sexual Medicine 11 11 (2014): 2701-2708. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jsm.12650.
    10.1111/jsm.12650
  54. Carvalho, Joana; Guerra, Lara; Neves, Sónia; Nobre, Pedro J.. "Psychopathological Predictors Characterizing Sexual Compulsivity in a Nonclinical Sample of Women". Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy 41 5 (2014): 467-480. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0092623x.2014.920755.
    10.1080/0092623x.2014.920755
  55. Sigre-Leirós, V.; Carvalho, J.; Nobre, P.J.. "The role of psychopathological symptoms in the relationship between cognitive schemas and sexual aggression: A preliminary study". Sexologies 23 2 (2014): e25-e29. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.sexol.2013.11.006.
    10.1016/j.sexol.2013.11.006
  56. Carvalho, Joana; Veríssimo, Ana; Nobre, Pedro J.. "Psychological Factors Predicting the Distress to Female Persistent Genital Arousal Symptoms". Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy 41 1 (2014): 11-24. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0092623x.2013.869776.
    10.1080/0092623x.2013.869776
  57. Carvalho, Joana; Nobre, Pedro J.. "Early maladaptive schemas in convicted sexual offenders: Preliminary findings". International Journal of Law and Psychiatry 37 2 (2014): 210-216. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijlp.2013.11.007.
    10.1016/j.ijlp.2013.11.007
  58. Carvalho, Joana; Quinta-Gomes, Ana; Nobre, Pedro J.. "The Sexual Functioning Profile of a Nonforensic Sample of Individuals Reporting Sexual Aggression Against Women". The Journal of Sexual Medicine 10 7 (2013): 1744-1754. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jsm.12188.
    10.1111/jsm.12188
  59. Pinto, Joana; Carvalho, Joana; Nobre, Pedro J.. "The Relationship Between the FFM Personality Traits, State Psychopathology, and Sexual Compulsivity in a Sample of Male College Students". The Journal of Sexual Medicine 10 7 (2013): 1773-1782. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jsm.12185.
    10.1111/jsm.12185
  60. Sigre-Leirós, Vera Lúcia; Carvalho, Joana; Nobre, Pedro. "Early Maladaptive Schemas and Aggressive Sexual Behavior: A Preliminary Study with Male College Students". The Journal of Sexual Medicine 10 7 (2013): 1764-1772. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1743-6109.2012.02875.x.
    10.1111/j.1743-6109.2012.02875.x
  61. Carvalho, Joana; Veríssimo, Ana; Nobre, Pedro J.. "Cognitive and Emotional Determinants Characterizing Women with Persistent Genital Arousal Disorder". The Journal of Sexual Medicine 10 6 (2013): 1549-1558. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jsm.12122.
    10.1111/jsm.12122
  62. Carvalho, Joana; Nobre, Pedro J.. "Five-Factor Model of Personality and Sexual Aggression". International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology 63 5 (2013): 797-814. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0306624x13481941.
    10.1177/0306624x13481941
  63. Carvalho, Joana; Gomes, Ana Quinta; Laja, Pedro; Oliveira, Cátia; Vilarinho, Sandra; Janssen, Erick; Nobre, Pedro. "Gender Differences in Sexual Arousal and Affective Responses to Erotica: The Effects of Type of Film and Fantasy Instructions". Archives of Sexual Behavior 42 6 (2013): 1011-1019. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10508-013-0076-2.
    10.1007/s10508-013-0076-2
  64. Carvalho, Joana; Nobre, Pedro. "Dynamic factors of sexual aggression: The role of affect and impulsiveness.". Criminal Justice and Behavior 40 4 (2012): 376-387. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0093854812451682.
    10.1177/0093854812451682
  65. Carvalho, Joana; Vieira, Armando Luís; Nobre, Pedro. "Latent Structures of Female Sexual Functioning". Archives of Sexual Behavior 41 4 (2011): 907-917. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10508-011-9865-7.
    10.1007/s10508-011-9865-7
  66. Carvalho, J.; Nobre, P.. "Gender differences in sexual desire: How do emotional and relationship factors determine sexual desire according to gender?". Sexologies 20 4 (2011): 207-211. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.sexol.2011.08.010.
    10.1016/j.sexol.2011.08.010
  67. Carvalho, Joana; Vieira, Armando Luís; Nobre, Pedro. "Latent Structures of Male Sexual Functioning". The Journal of Sexual Medicine 8 9 (2011): 2501-2511. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1743-6109.2011.02349.x.
    10.1111/j.1743-6109.2011.02349.x
  68. Carvalho, Joana; Nobre, Pedro. "Biopsychosocial Determinants of Men's Sexual Desire: Testing an Integrative Model". The Journal of Sexual Medicine 8 3 (2011): 754-763. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1743-6109.2010.02156.x.
    10.1111/j.1743-6109.2010.02156.x
  69. Carvalho, Joana; Nobre, Pedro. "Predictors of Men's Sexual Desire: The Role of Psychological, Cognitive-Emotional, Relational, and Medical Factors". Journal of Sex Research 48 2-3 (2011): 254-262. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00224491003605475.
    10.1080/00224491003605475
  70. Carvalho, Joana; Nobre, Pedro. "Gender Issues and Sexual Desire: The Role of Emotional and Relationship Variables". The Journal of Sexual Medicine 7 7 (2010): 2469-2478. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1743-6109.2009.01689.x.
    10.1111/j.1743-6109.2009.01689.x
  71. Carvalho, Joana; Nobre, Pedro. "ORIGINAL RESEARCH—PSYCHOLOGY: Sexual Desire in Women: An Integrative Approach Regarding Psychological, Medical, and Relationship Dimensions". The Journal of Sexual Medicine 7 5 (2010): 1807-1815. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1743-6109.2010.01716.x.
    10.1111/j.1743-6109.2010.01716.x
  72. Carvalho, Joana; Nobre, Pedro. "Predictors of Women's Sexual Desire: The Role of Psychopathology, Cognitive-Emotional Determinants, Relationship Dimensions, and Medical Factors". The Journal of Sexual Medicine 7 2 (2010): 928-937. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1743-6109.2009.01568.x.
    10.1111/j.1743-6109.2009.01568.x
Manual
  1. Salonia, Andrea; Bettocchi, Carlo; Carvalho, Joana; Corona, Giovanni; Jone, TH et al. EAU Guidelines on Sexual and Reproductive Health.. Arnhem: EAU Guidelines Office. 2022.
    Published
  2. Salonia, Andrea; Bettocchi, Carlo; Carvalho, Joana; Corona, Giovanni; Jones, T.H; Kadioglu, Ates; Martinez-Salamanca, J.I ; et al. EAU Guidelines on Sexual and Reproductive Health. 2021.
  3. Salonia, Andrea; Bettocchi, Carlo; Carvalho, Joana; Corona, Giovanni; Jones, T.H; et., al. EAU Guidelines on Sexual and Reproductive Health. Arnhem, Netherlands: EAU Guidelines Office. 2020.
    Published
Activities

Committee member

Activity description
Role
Institution / Organization
2022 - Current Member of the pedagogical committe of the Portuguese Society of Clinical Sexology
2021 - Current Member of the European Sexual Medicine Network (COST Action CA18124 - EU)
2020/12/01 - Current Co-chair on the International Consultation and Guidelines Committee, International Society for Sexual Medicine (ISSM)
2019 - Current Member of the Psychosexual Aspects and Sexual Orientation Committee, International Society for Sexual Medicine (ISSM)
2018 - Current Member of the Sexology Committee, European Society of Sexual Medicine (ESSM)
Member
2018 - Current Senior member of the Guideline Panel for the European Clinical Guidelines in Male Sexual and Reproductive Health, European Association of Urology (EAU)
Member
2014 - 2016 Consulting member of the International Society for Sexual Medicine (ISSM): 4th international consensus on Sexual Medicine, Committee 14 - Female Sexual Dysfunction, Medical and Psychological Treatments
Member

Conference scientific committee

Conference name Conference host
2021 - 2022 Chair of the Psychosexual Aspects Scientific Committe - 23rd World Meeting of the International Society for Sexual Medicine. Miami
2020 - 2021 Member of the Scientific Committe - 25th Congress of the World Association of Sexual Health
2019 - 2020 Member of the Scientific Committe - 22st Congress of the European Society for Sexual Medicine Prague
2019 - 2020 Member of the Scientific Committe - 23st Congress of the European Society for Sexual Medicine Rotterdam
2018 - 2020 Member of the Scientific Committe - 22th World Meeting of the International Society for Sexual Medicine Yokohama, Japan
2018 - 2019 Member of the Scientific Committe - 24th Congress of the World Association for Sexual Health Mexico City
2018 - 2019 Member of the Scientific Committe - 21st Congress of the European Society for Sexual Medicine Ljubljana
2017 - 2018 Member of the Scientific Committe - 14th Congress of the European Federation of Sexology Albufeira
2016 - 2017 Member of the Scientific Committe - 23rd Congress of the World Association for Sexual Health Prague
2014 - 2015 Member of the Scientific Committe - 22nd Congress of the World Association of Sexual Health Singapur

Evaluation committee

Activity description
Role
Institution / Organization Funding entity
2022 - 2022 Jury panel member for I&D project applications -National Science Centre (Narodowe Centrum Nauki - NCN); Primary NCN Review Panel HS6 - Human nature and human society /H06-001 - General psychology (cognitive processes, emotions, motivations, personality, individual differences), experimental psychology, psycholinguistics. Narodowe Centrum Nauki
2021 - 2021 Jury panel member for I&D project applications -National Science Centre (Narodowe Centrum Nauki - NCN); Primary NCN Review Panel HS6 - Human nature and human society/H06-001 - General psychology (cognitive processes, emotions, motivations, personality, individual differences), experimental psychology, psycholinguistics. Narodowe Centrum Nauki
2019 - 2019 Jury panel member for I&D project applications -National Science Centre (Narodowe Centrum Nauki - NCN); Primary NCN Review Panel HS6 - Human nature and human society/H06-001 - General psychology (cognitive processes, emotions, motivations, personality, individual differences), experimental psychology, psycholinguistics. Narodowe Centrum Nauki
2017 - 2017 Jury panel member Research Foundation Flanders / Postdoctoral Grants (Fonds Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek - Vlaanderen, FWO)
Evaluator
Fonds Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek Vlaanderen

Journal scientific committee

Journal title (ISSN) Publisher
2021/01/01 - Current SEXES - Editorial Board Member (2411-5118)
2020/09/17 - Current Frontiers in Psychology (Health Psychology Section) - Associate Editor (1664-1078) Frontiers Media SA
2016 - Current Journal of Sexual Medicine - Associate Editor (1743-6109) Elsevier
2021 - 2023 SEXES - Guest Editor Special Edition: Sexual Relationships, Sexual Behaviors and Gender-Based Violence (2411-5118)
2019 - 2022/03 International Journal of Clinical and Health Psychology - Editorial Board Member (1697-2600) Elsevier
2019/10/01 - 2021 Frontiers in Psychology - Guest Associate Editor Special Edition: Psychological Dimensions in Human Sexual Health and Behavior (1664-1078) Frontiers Media SA
2019 - 2020/09/16 Frontiers in Psychology (Health Psychology Section) - Editorial Board Member (1664-1078) Frontiers Media SA
2017 - 2020 International Journal of Forensic Medicine Forecast - Editorial Board Member
2014 - 2016 Sexual Medicine Open Access - Survey Board Member (2050-1161) Elsevier
Distinctions

Award

2022 Best poster award - Sexual health and prostate cancer: Psychological intervention for sexual well-being and quality of life. Congresso Nacional de Oncosexologia, Coimbra.
2021 AASECT Book Award for Sexuality Professionals
2017 Top Ten Best Communications - Brain dynamics of the inhibition of genital response in psychogenic erectile dysfunction. 23th Congress of the World Association for Sexual Health.
2013 Best Paper Award - Psychological moderators characterizing the relationship between PGA severity and distress to PGA symptoms. 21st Congress of the World Association for Sexual Health.
2010 Best Paper Award - How do Emotional and Relationship Factors Determine Sexual Desire According to Gender? 10th Congress of the European Federation of Sexology

Other distinction

2022 Ambassador of the XXI Latin American Congress of Sexology and Sex Education (commemoration of the Sexual Rights promulgated at the World Congress of Sexology in 1977).
2016 Best JSM Reviewer of 2016 (Journal of Sexual Medicine).
2013 Successful candidate in the European Union selection cast EPSO/CAST/S/5/2013 Researcher (FG IV).
2010 Two papers (first author) selected for the Top 45 Most Influence Papers in the History of Female Sexuality (special edition Journal of Sexual Medicine).