Part of SEXLAB’s international network of eleven laboratories, the Human Sexuality Research Group of the Faculty of Psychology and Education Sciences of the University of Porto (FPCEUP) established a research laboratory in human sexuality (SexLab) unique in Portugal.

The group conduct studies to understand, prevent, and treat sexual problems, but also to promote sexual health in general by focusing on themes associated with sexual dysfunctions, sexual risk behaviours, compulsivity, and sexual assault, and also with dimensions related to sexual response, sexual satisfaction, and well-being determination.