Prof. Jacques van Lankveld

Professional Experience

2010 – now: Professor of Clinical Psychology, Open University, the Netherlands

2010 – 2014: President of the International Academy of Sex Research, Editor of Annual Review of Sex Research

2006 – 2014: Director of the post-graduate training in psychotherapy, RINOZuid, Eindhoven, the Netherlands

2006 – 2010: Professor of Sexology, Maastricht University, the Netherlands,

2001- 2010: Editor of the Dutch Journal of Sexology

Expertise and Research Interests

  • Sexual dysfunction
  • Cognitive-behavioral therapy
  • E-mental health interventions
  • Bibliotherapy

Selected Publications

  1. van Lankveld, J., Jacobs, N., Thewissen, V., Dewitte, M., & Verboon, P. (2018). The associations of intimacy and sexuality in daily life: Temporal dynamics and gender effects within romantic relationships. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 35, 557–576.
  2. Hummel, S., van Lankveld, J., Oldenburg, H., Hahn, D., Kieffer, J., Gerritsma, M., . . . Aaronson, N. (2017). Efficacy of Internet-based cognitive behavioral therapy in improving sexual functioning of breast cancer survivors: Results of a randomized controlled trial. Journal of Clinical Oncology, 20, 1328-1340
  3. Rowland, D. R., & van Lankveld, J. J. D. M. (2019). Anxiety and performance in sex, sport, and stage: Identifying common ground. Frontiers in Psychology – Performance Science. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2019.01615
  4. Henckens, M.J.M.J., de Vries, P., Janssen, E., van den Hout, A.J.H.C., van Hooren, S.A.H. & van Lankveld, J.J.D.M. (2020). Associations of affect, action readiness, and sexual functioning. Sexual Medicine Reviews. doi:10.1016/j.esxm.2020.06.005
  5. Van Tuijl, P., Tamminga, A., Meerkerk, G.-J., Verboon, P., Leontjevas, R. & van Lankveld, J. (2020). Three diagnoses for problematic hypersexuality: Which criteria predict help-seeking behavior? International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17, 6907