Sophie Bergeron

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Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi Physical therapy for vulvar vestibulitis syndrome: a retrospective study
    Sophie Bergeron
    Department of Sexology, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, C P 8888, Succursale Centre Ville, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, H3C 3P8
    J Sex Marital Ther 28:183-92. 2002
  2. ncbi A randomized comparison of group cognitive--behavioral therapy, surface electromyographic biofeedback, and vestibulectomy in the treatment of dyspareunia resulting from vulvar vestibulitis
    S Bergeron
    Department of Psychology, McGill University, 1205 Dr Penfield Ave, Montreal, Quebec H3A 1B1, Canada
    Pain 91:297-306. 2001
  3. doi Surgical and behavioral treatments for vestibulodynia: two-and-one-half year follow-up and predictors of outcome
    Sophie Bergeron
    Department of Sexology, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Obstet Gynecol 111:159-66. 2008
  4. doi History of sexual and physical abuse in women with dyspareunia: association with pain, psychosocial adjustment, and sexual functioning
    Bianca Leclerc
    Department of Psychology, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Sex Med 7:971-80. 2010
  5. doi Do romantic partners' responses to entry dyspareunia affect women's experience of pain? The roles of catastrophizing and self-efficacy
    Ashley J Lemieux
    Department of Sexology, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada
    J Sex Med 10:2274-84. 2013
  6. doi Provoked vestibulodynia: mediators of the associations between partner responses, pain, and sexual satisfaction
    Natalie O Rosen
    Department of Psychology, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Arch Sex Behav 42:129-41. 2013
  7. doi Male partners of women with provoked vestibulodynia: attributions for pain and their implications for dyadic adjustment, sexual satisfaction, and psychological distress
    Mélanie Jodoin
    Department of Sexology, University of Quebec at Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada
    J Sex Med 5:2862-70. 2008
  8. doi Woman and partner-perceived partner responses predict pain and sexual satisfaction in provoked vestibulodynia (PVD) couples
    Natalie O Rosen
    Department of Psychology, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Sex Med 7:3715-24. 2010
  9. ncbi Sexual coercion within mixed-sex couples: the roles of sexual motives, revictimization, and reperpetration
    Mélanie M Brousseau
    Department of Psychology, University of Quebec at Montreal, Canada
    J Sex Res 49:533-46. 2012
  10. pmc A comparison of cognitive-behavioral couple therapy and lidocaine in the treatment of provoked vestibulodynia: study protocol for a randomized clinical trial
    Serena Corsini-Munt
    Department of Psychology, Universite de Montreal, 2900 Boulevard Edouard Montpetit, Montreal H3T 1J4, Canada
    Trials 15:506. 2014

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  1. ncbi Physical therapy for vulvar vestibulitis syndrome: a retrospective study
    Sophie Bergeron
    Department of Sexology, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, C P 8888, Succursale Centre Ville, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, H3C 3P8
    J Sex Marital Ther 28:183-92. 2002
    ..Successful patients were significantly less educated than nonsuccessful patients. Findings demonstrate that physical therapy is a promising treatment modality for dyspareunia associated with vulvar vestibulitis...
  2. ncbi A randomized comparison of group cognitive--behavioral therapy, surface electromyographic biofeedback, and vestibulectomy in the treatment of dyspareunia resulting from vulvar vestibulitis
    S Bergeron
    Department of Psychology, McGill University, 1205 Dr Penfield Ave, Montreal, Quebec H3A 1B1, Canada
    Pain 91:297-306. 2001
    ..Intent-to-treat analysis supported the general pattern of results of analysis by-treatment-received. Findings suggest that women with dyspareunia can benefit from both medical and behavioral interventions...
  3. doi Surgical and behavioral treatments for vestibulodynia: two-and-one-half year follow-up and predictors of outcome
    Sophie Bergeron
    Department of Sexology, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Obstet Gynecol 111:159-66. 2008
    ..A second goal of the present study was to identify predictors of outcome...
  4. doi History of sexual and physical abuse in women with dyspareunia: association with pain, psychosocial adjustment, and sexual functioning
    Bianca Leclerc
    Department of Psychology, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Sex Med 7:971-80. 2010
    ..Thus, the aim of this study is to determine the relation between a history of sexual and physical abuse and a series of pain, psychological, dyadic, and sexual functioning variables in a sample of women with dyspareunia...
  5. doi Do romantic partners' responses to entry dyspareunia affect women's experience of pain? The roles of catastrophizing and self-efficacy
    Ashley J Lemieux
    Department of Sexology, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada
    J Sex Med 10:2274-84. 2013
    ..Many cognitive and affective variables may influence the experience of pain and associated psychosexual problems. However, the role of the partner's cognitive responses has been studied very little...
  6. doi Provoked vestibulodynia: mediators of the associations between partner responses, pain, and sexual satisfaction
    Natalie O Rosen
    Department of Psychology, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Arch Sex Behav 42:129-41. 2013
    ..The current findings suggest that catastrophizing and dyadic adjustment may constitute a route by which partner responses exacerbate pain and increase or decrease sexual satisfaction in PVD couples...
  7. doi Male partners of women with provoked vestibulodynia: attributions for pain and their implications for dyadic adjustment, sexual satisfaction, and psychological distress
    Mélanie Jodoin
    Department of Sexology, University of Quebec at Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada
    J Sex Med 5:2862-70. 2008
    ..Although patients' causal attributions have been linked to worse psychosexual outcomes, no study has documented the male partners' perspective of this distressing problem and its potential influence on their psychosexual adaptation...
  8. doi Woman and partner-perceived partner responses predict pain and sexual satisfaction in provoked vestibulodynia (PVD) couples
    Natalie O Rosen
    Department of Psychology, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Sex Med 7:3715-24. 2010
    ..Although some intra-individual psychological factors have been associated with PVD, studies to date have neglected the interpersonal context of this condition...
  9. ncbi Sexual coercion within mixed-sex couples: the roles of sexual motives, revictimization, and reperpetration
    Mélanie M Brousseau
    Department of Psychology, University of Quebec at Montreal, Canada
    J Sex Res 49:533-46. 2012
    ..Power motives were also significant predictors of sexual coercion perpetration, and imposition was a significant predictor of sexual coercion victimization for both genders...
  10. pmc A comparison of cognitive-behavioral couple therapy and lidocaine in the treatment of provoked vestibulodynia: study protocol for a randomized clinical trial
    Serena Corsini-Munt
    Department of Psychology, Universite de Montreal, 2900 Boulevard Edouard Montpetit, Montreal H3T 1J4, Canada
    Trials 15:506. 2014
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  11. doi Women with provoked vestibulodynia experience clinically significant reductions in pain regardless of treatment: results from a 2-year follow-up study
    Seth N P Davis
    Universite de Montreal, Department of Psychology, Montreal, QC, Canada
    J Sex Med 10:3080-7. 2013
    ..Despite this assumption, there is a dearth of empirical evidence regarding the progression of PVD in a natural setting. Although many treatments are available, there is no single treatment that has demonstrated efficacy above others...
  12. doi Harmful or helpful: perceived solicitous and facilitative partner responses are differentially associated with pain and sexual satisfaction in women with provoked vestibulodynia
    Natalie O Rosen
    Department of Psychology, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Sex Med 9:2351-60. 2012
    ..Recent studies have investigated the role of interpersonal variables, including partner responses...
  13. doi Provoked vestibulodynia: psychological predictors of topical and cognitive-behavioral treatment outcome
    Geneviève Desrochers
    Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Montreal, Department of Psychology, C P 8888, Suc Centre Ville, Montreal, QC H3C 3P8, Canada
    Behav Res Ther 48:106-15. 2010
    ..Specifically, findings suggest that fear-avoidance variables and pain self-efficacy are significant predictors of topical and CBT treatment outcomes in women with PV...
  14. doi Do psychosexual factors play a role in the etiology of provoked vestibulodynia? A critical review
    Geneviève Desrochers
    Department of Psychology, Université du Québecà Montréal and Sex and Couple Therapy Service and the Department of Psychology, McGill University Health Centre Royal Victoria Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Sex Marital Ther 34:198-226. 2008
    ..More rigorous studies are needed to establish which psychosexual variables may exacerbate and/or maintain vestibulodynia...
  15. doi How young does vulvo-vaginal pain begin? Prevalence and characteristics of dyspareunia in adolescents
    Tina Landry
    Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Department of Psychology, Montreal, Canada
    J Sex Med 6:927-35. 2009
    ..Although clinical data suggest that dyspareunia can begin during adolescence, a large-scale epidemiological study has yet to be conducted with this population...
  16. doi A prospective 2-year examination of cognitive and behavioral correlates of provoked vestibulodynia outcomes
    Seth N P Davis
    Department of Psychology, Université de Montréal Department of Psychology, McGill University Centre Hospitalier de l Univerisité de Montréal, Montreal Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Clin J Pain 31:333-41. 2015
    ..An additional protective factor, pain self-efficacy (SE), is also associated with PVD, but has not been tested within the FAM model...
  17. doi Biopsychosocial factors associated with dyspareunia in a community sample of adolescent girls
    Tina Landry
    Department of Psychology, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, C P 8888, Succ Centre Ville, Montreal, QC H3C 3P8, Canada
    Arch Sex Behav 40:877-89. 2011
    ..In addition to a possible intrinsic dysfunction in central pain processing, findings suggest that psychological variables, such as anxiety, play a significant role in painful intercourse's very first manifestations in adolescent girls...
  18. doi The treatment of provoked vestibulodynia: a critical review
    Tina Landry
    Department of Sexology, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Montreal, Canada
    Clin J Pain 24:155-71. 2008
    ..To carry out a critical review of published studies concerning the treatment of provoked vestibulodynia...
  19. ncbi Psychosexual characteristics of vestibulodynia couples: partner solicitousness and hostility are associated with pain
    Mylène Desrosiers
    Department of Sexology, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Sex Med 5:418-27. 2008
    ..In particular, data concerning relationship characteristics and psychosexual functioning of partners of these women are scarce. Moreover, no research to date has examined the role of the partner in vestibulodynia...
  20. doi Fear avoidance and self-efficacy in relation to pain and sexual impairment in women with provoked vestibulodynia
    Geneviève Desrochers
    Département de Sexologie, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, QC, CA
    Clin J Pain 25:520-7. 2009
    ..More specifically, few studies have focused on the role of psychologic factors in the experience of vulvo-vaginal pain and associated sexual impairment...
  21. doi Are primary and secondary provoked vestibulodynia two different entities? A comparison of pain, psychosocial, and sexual characteristics
    Leen Aerts
    Department of Psychology, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Sex Med 12:1463-73. 2015
    ..Studies comparing these PVD subgroups are inconclusive as to whether differences exist in sexual and psychosocial functioning...
  22. doi Within-person variability in relationship satisfaction moderates partners' pain estimation in vulvodynia couples
    Natalie O Rosen
    aDepartment of Psychology and Neuroscience, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada bDepartment of Obstetrics and Gynecology, IWK Health Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada cDepartment of Psychology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, dDepartment of Psychology, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Pain 156:703-10. 2015
    ..Poorer pain estimation may impair men's ability to adjust their emotional and behavioral responses to women's pain, which may have negative consequences for the couples' coping with vulvodynia. ..
  23. doi Feasibility and preliminary effectiveness of a novel cognitive-behavioral couple therapy for provoked vestibulodynia: a pilot study
    Serena Corsini-Munt
    Department of Psychology, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Sex Med 11:2515-27. 2014
    ..Despite these findings, no treatment for PVD has systematically included the partner...
  24. doi To say or not to say: Dyadic ambivalence over emotional expression and its associations with pain, sexuality, and distress in couples coping with provoked vestibulodynia
    Nayla Awada
    Psychology, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Sex Med 11:1271-82. 2014
    ....
  25. doi Sexual and relationship intimacy among women with provoked vestibulodynia and their partners: associations with sexual satisfaction, sexual function, and pain self-efficacy
    Katy Bois
    Department of Psychology, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Sex Med 10:2024-35. 2013
    ..Researchers have recently highlighted the importance of examining interpersonal factors such as intimacy, and of including both women and their partners in study designs...
  26. doi Sexual coercion victimization and perpetration in heterosexual couples: a dyadic investigation
    Mélanie M Brousseau
    Department of Psychology, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Arch Sex Behav 40:363-72. 2011
    ..Consequently, more systematic research, prevention and intervention efforts are warranted...
  27. doi Body image in women with primary and secondary provoked vestibulodynia: a controlled study
    Delphine L Maillé
    Department of Psychology, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Sex Med 12:505-15. 2015
    ..No controlled study has compared BI in women with PVD1 and PVD2 and investigated its associations with sexual satisfaction, sexual function, and pain...
  28. doi Psychosexual aspects of vulvovaginal pain
    Sophie Bergeron
    Department of Psychology, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada Electronic address
    Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 28:991-9. 2014
    ..Women reporting significant psychological, sexual, and/or relationship distress should be referred for psychosexual treatment. A multimodal approach to care integrating psychosexual and medical management is thought to be optimal. ..
  29. doi Prevalence and correlates of childhood sexual abuse in adults consulting for sexual problems
    Nicolas Berthelot
    a Université du Québec à Trois Rivières, Département des sciences infirmières, Trois Rivieres, Quebec, Canada
    J Sex Marital Ther 40:434-43. 2014
    ..Findings should aware clinicians of the need to assess sexual trauma and related outcomes. ..
  30. doi Examining the associations between overeating, disinhibition, and hunger in a nonclinical sample of college women
    Geneviève Mailloux
    Department of Psychology, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, C P 8888, Succursale Centre Ville, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, H3C 3P8
    Int J Behav Med 21:375-84. 2014
    ..Binge eating (BE) has long been identified as a correlate of overweight and obesity. However, less empirical attention has been given to overeating with and without loss of control (LOC) in nonclinical samples...