SBRP SIG at ABAI 2018

Thank you all so much for participating at this year’s annual conference. It was so meaningful to see so many of you invested in sexual behavior research and practice. We so appreciated all of our symposia presenters and the quality they brought to their work and to the conference this year. On Sunday, May 27th, […]

SBRP SIG Meeting at ABAI

The next Sexual Behavior: Research and Practice SIG annual business meeting will take place in May 2017 at the 43rd annual ABAI convention in Denver, Colorado. Both SIG members and non-members are invited to attend this annual meeting. The Sexual Behavior: Research and Practice SIG will be holding our annual meeting on Saturday, May 27, 2017 at 7:00 […]

43rd Annual ABAI Convention

We are looking forward to seeing everyone at the 43rd annual ABAI convention in Denver, Colorado. The Sexual Behavior: Research and Practice SIG will be hosting two symposia, an ethics panel, an expo poster, and our annual business meeting, and we would love to see you at some of our events this year! Below is program information […]

Affirming Gender Atypical Reinforcer Choices and Preferences

By: Worner Leland The Chicago School of Professional Psychology From birth, and even earlier, bodies are assigned a gender through a binary lens. Though this assignment is typically based on the body’s external primary sex characteristics, what we view as gender is shaped by one’s verbal community (Lorber & Moore, 2007). Reinforcers are idiosyncratic, but […]

The Effects of Mindfulness and Values Clarification on Behaviors of Young Adults with Gender Dysphoria

By Stephanie Popovich The Chicago School of Professional Psychology Gender dysphoria has been defined as a condition in which there is a marked incongruence between an individual’s expressed/experienced gender and their sex assigned at birth (American Psychiatric Association, 2013). Individuals with gender dysphoria can experience a strong desire to change primary or secondary sex characteristics, […]