Dr. Goran Arbanas

  • University Psychiatric Hospital Vrapce

Professional Experience

2016 – today: Assistant Professor, Medical school Rijeka

2015 – today: University Psychiatric Hospital Vrapce

1998 – 2015: General hospital Karlovac

2013: PhD thesis (PTSD and metabolic syndrome)

2003 – today: court expert for psychiatry

Expertise and Research Interests

  • Sexual therapy
  • Forensic psychiatry and sexology
  • Gender dysphoria
  • Mental disorders and sexual dysfunctions
  • Forensic psychiatry and court expertise
  • PTSD
  • Psychiatric classifications

Selected Publications

  1. Arbanas G, Andrews S, Reisman Y. The sociocultural aspects, professional characteristics and motivational factors of the first fellows of the European Committee of Sexual Medicine. Journal of Sexual Medicine, 2015;12(6):1368-1374.
  2. Arbanas G. Seksualna ovisnost. Alcoholism, 47(suppl 1):285-298, 2011.
  3. Arbanas G. Does post-traumatic stress disorder carry a higher risk of sexual dysfunctions? Journal of Sexual Medicine 7(5):1816-1821, 2010.
  4. Arbanas G. A case of painful erections after pelvic surgery. Archives of Sexual Behavior 40(2):465-467, 2010.
  5. Štulhofer A., Arbanas G. Sexual therapy in a cultural context. Archives of Sexual Behavior 38(6):1044-1045, 2009.