Sexual Health and Prevention Research Centre

Head of the department
Mgr. Kateřina Klapilová, Ph.D.
Bc. Martina Barczi ()


The overall aim of the Centre is to conduct cutting-edge multidisciplinary research in the field of sexology and to introduce evidence-based practices into clinical and forensic practice. Within the research part of the Centre, it conducts basic research on paraphilic preferences, sexual dysfunctions and sexuality in psychiatric patients, with a focus on comprehensive research on the etiology of sexological disorders. An important component is repeated representative surveys of sexual health, well-being and behaviour of the Czech population, specific communities and marginalised groups. It also focuses on the development, standardization and implementation of diagnostic, research and risk-assessment tools related to sexual health, medicine and prevention. The applied part of the Center is concerned with testing the effectiveness of treatment and social interventions in sexual health and sexual offense prevention, and putting evidence-based practices into practice.


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