Do you experience sexual difficulties?

We are inviting people of all genders to participate in the ELATION Study that will explore how individuals conceptualize and experience sexual pleasure.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Are 19 years or older
  • Are comfortable discussing themes of sexuality in an online group setting
  • Able to read, write, and speak English
  • Have previous solitary and partnered sexual experience
  • Reside in Canada or USA at time of participation
  • Have access to computer, internet, and confidential/private space to complete an online focus group with video camera enabled

Study Tasks:

  • Phone screen to determine eligibility
  • Two sets of online questionnaires
  • One 1-1.5-hour focus group over Zoom with up to 8 group members

An honorarium will be provided for your participation


  • E-mail: faith.jabs@psych.ubc.ca
  • www.brottolab.com
  • Principal Investigator: Dr. Lori Brotto
  • Study Title: Exploring individuals’ experiences of sexual pleasure for the development of a validated measure