Marlene Werner

Marlene Werner is a graduated Master’s student of Clinical Psychology and Psychological Methods at the University of Amsterdam (UvA), the Netherlands. She is a  Ph.D. at the Department of Sexology and Psychosomatic Gynaecology at the AUMC (Location Academic Medical Center), Amsterdam, the Netherlands, under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Ellen Laan and Prof. Dr. Irma Verdonck-de Leeuw. The Ph.D. focuses on the sexual health of women who have received chemo(radio)therapy due to cancer and the role of testosterone in the sexual health of (these) women. Marlene’s research interests span sexology and (psychological) research methods. She is fascinated by the question of how to best conceptualize the nature and interplay of sexual desire, sexual pleasure, and sexual function.