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#22 – Wrap Your Thing Right

What are some of the most popular condom errors and how common are they?

In episode 22, Dr. Zhana and Joe talk to Dr. Cynthia Graham about the different ways people misuse condoms and make condom errors.

We’ve been actively talking and educating about condoms for decades now, and if people would only listen to scientists and public health professionals, everyone would be wrapping it up all the time! But that doesn’t seem to be the case, and too often, condoms don’t get used, and sometimes they get used but fail, and people end up with unwanted pregnancies and STIs. So Dr. Zhana and Joe sat down with Dr. Cynthia Graham and discussed her research on these errors.

About Our Guest

Cynthia Graham is a Professor of Sexual and Reproductive Health at the University of Southampton. She is also a Research Fellow at The Kinsey Institute. Cynthia obtained her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from McGill University and her Masters in clinical psychology from the University of Glasgow. She is a Fellow of the British Psychological Society and of the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality. Cynthia is is Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Sex Research. She has published over 140 articles in peer-reviewed journals and 40 book chapters. Her research interests focus on women’s sexual and reproductive health, in particular the behavioural effects of hormonal contraceptives, sexual excitation and sexual inhibition, sexual problems in women, and condom use errors and problems.

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