Yitzchak M Binik

Summary

Affiliation: McGill University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Should dyspareunia be retained as a sexual dysfunction in DSM-V? A painful classification decision
    Yitzchak M Binik
    Department of Psychology, McGill University, and Sex and Couple Therapy Service, McGill University Health Center RVH, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Arch Sex Behav 34:11-21. 2005
  2. doi request reprint Biopsychosocial predictors of postmenopausal dyspareunia: the role of steroid hormones, vulvovaginal atrophy, cognitive-emotional factors, and dyadic adjustment
    Alina Kao
    Department of Psychology, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada
    J Sex Med 9:2066-76. 2012
  3. doi request reprint A subtype based analysis of urological chronic pelvic pain syndrome in men
    Seth N P Davis
    Department of Psychology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Urol 190:118-23. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint Effects of sexual arousal on genital and non-genital sensation: a comparison of women with vulvar vestibulitis syndrome and healthy controls
    Kimberley A Payne
    Department of Psychology, McGill University, 1205 Dr Penfield Avenue, Montreal, H3A 1B1, Quebec, Canada
    Arch Sex Behav 36:289-300. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint 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
  6. doi request reprint Sexual dysfunction and pelvic pain in men: a male sexual pain disorder?
    Seth N P Davis
    Department of Psychology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Sex Marital Ther 35:182-205. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Tenderness as measured by pressure pain thresholds extends beyond the pelvis in chronic pelvic pain syndrome in men
    Seth N P Davis
    Department of Psychology, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    J Sex Med 8:232-9. 2011
  8. doi request reprint An evaluation of the validity of thermography as a physiological measure of sexual arousal in a non-university adult sample
    Tuuli M Kukkonen
    Department of Psychology, McGill University, Montreal, QC H3A 1B1, Canada
    Arch Sex Behav 39:861-73. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Tender point examination in women with vulvar vestibulitis syndrome
    Caroline F Pukall
    Department of Psychology, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Clin J Pain 22:601-9. 2006
  10. doi request reprint Use of pelvic floor ultrasound to assess pelvic floor muscle function in Urological Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome in men
    Seth N Davis
    Department of Psychology, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada
    J Sex Med 8:3173-80. 2011

Detail Information

Publications43

  1. ncbi request reprint Should dyspareunia be retained as a sexual dysfunction in DSM-V? A painful classification decision
    Yitzchak M Binik
    Department of Psychology, McGill University, and Sex and Couple Therapy Service, McGill University Health Center RVH, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Arch Sex Behav 34:11-21. 2005
    ..The reconceptualization of dyspareunia as a pain disorder rather than as a sexual dysfunction has important implications for the understanding and treatment of this prevalent but neglected women's health problem...
  2. doi request reprint Biopsychosocial predictors of postmenopausal dyspareunia: the role of steroid hormones, vulvovaginal atrophy, cognitive-emotional factors, and dyadic adjustment
    Alina Kao
    Department of Psychology, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada
    J Sex Med 9:2066-76. 2012
    ..Little is known about psychosocial factors that may also be implicated in postmenopausal dyspareunic pain...
  3. doi request reprint A subtype based analysis of urological chronic pelvic pain syndrome in men
    Seth N P Davis
    Department of Psychology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Urol 190:118-23. 2013
    ..Unfortunately, this syndrome is difficult to clearly define and treat due to heterogeneous symptom profiles. We systematically describe these heterogeneous symptoms and investigated whether they could be subtyped into distinct syndromes...
  4. ncbi request reprint Effects of sexual arousal on genital and non-genital sensation: a comparison of women with vulvar vestibulitis syndrome and healthy controls
    Kimberley A Payne
    Department of Psychology, McGill University, 1205 Dr Penfield Avenue, Montreal, H3A 1B1, Quebec, Canada
    Arch Sex Behav 36:289-300. 2007
    ..Lack of subjective sexual arousal, however, may yet be implicated in vulvar pain during intercourse...
  5. ncbi request reprint 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...
  6. doi request reprint Sexual dysfunction and pelvic pain in men: a male sexual pain disorder?
    Seth N P Davis
    Department of Psychology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Sex Marital Ther 35:182-205. 2009
    ..A critical review of the literature is presented, with specific attention to co-morbid sexual dysfunction. Recommendations for future multidisciplinary research and clinical work are also made...
  7. doi request reprint Tenderness as measured by pressure pain thresholds extends beyond the pelvis in chronic pelvic pain syndrome in men
    Seth N P Davis
    Department of Psychology, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    J Sex Med 8:232-9. 2011
    ..However, new clinical phenotyping demonstrates pelvic tenderness to be an important component of UCPPS. Unfortunately, mechanisms underlying tenderness remain to be understood, and tenderness itself has not been well quantified...
  8. doi request reprint An evaluation of the validity of thermography as a physiological measure of sexual arousal in a non-university adult sample
    Tuuli M Kukkonen
    Department of Psychology, McGill University, Montreal, QC H3A 1B1, Canada
    Arch Sex Behav 39:861-73. 2010
    ..Further development should assess the potential of thermography as a tool for the diagnosis and treatment evaluation of sexual arousal difficulties and for studying sex differences...
  9. ncbi request reprint Tender point examination in women with vulvar vestibulitis syndrome
    Caroline F Pukall
    Department of Psychology, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Clin J Pain 22:601-9. 2006
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  10. doi request reprint Use of pelvic floor ultrasound to assess pelvic floor muscle function in Urological Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome in men
    Seth N Davis
    Department of Psychology, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada
    J Sex Med 8:3173-80. 2011
    ..Pelvic floor ultrasound is a noninvasive, reliable, and relatively simple method to assess PFM morphology and function and can be assessed by the anorectal angle (ARA) and levator plate angle (LPA)...
  11. doi request reprint 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...
  12. doi request reprint Challenging atrophied perspectives on postmenopausal dyspareunia: a systematic description and synthesis of clinical pain characteristics
    Alina Kao
    Department of Psychology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Sex Marital Ther 38:128-50. 2012
    ..The results support the hypothesis that, similarly to premenopausal dyspareunia, postmenopausal dyspareunia is a heterogeneous condition...
  13. ncbi request reprint When sex hurts, anxiety and fear orient attention towards pain
    Kimberley A Payne
    Department of Psychology, McGill University, 1205 Dr Penfield Avenue, Montreal, QC, Canada QC H3A 1B1
    Eur J Pain 9:427-36. 2005
    ..This effect was predicted by state and trait anxiety and fear of pain. According to these data, treament strategies for VVS should target anxiety and fear in addition to sensory systems...
  14. doi request reprint The index of male genital image: a new scale to assess male genital satisfaction
    Seth N P Davis
    Department of Psychology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada Electronic address
    J Urol 190:1335-9. 2013
    ..We evaluated the reliability and validity of a comprehensive scale that would be useful in clinical settings and as a research outcome...
  15. doi request reprint Is a sexual dysfunction domain important for quality of life in men with urological chronic pelvic pain syndrome? Signs "UPOINT" to yes
    Seth N P Davis
    Department of Psychology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Urol 189:146-51. 2013
    ..We examined the usefulness in terms of quality of life and delineated urological chronic pelvic pain syndrome subcategories using UPOINT(S) domains...
  16. ncbi request reprint Thermography as a physiological measure of sexual arousal in both men and women
    Tuuli M Kukkonen
    Department of Psychology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Sex Med 4:93-105. 2007
    ..Current physiological measures of sexual arousal are intrusive, hard to compare between genders, and quantitatively problematic...
  17. doi request reprint 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...
  18. ncbi request reprint A new instrument for pain assessment in vulvar vestibulitis syndrome
    Caroline F Pukall
    Department of Psychology, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    J Sex Marital Ther 30:69-78. 2004
    ..g., burning). This novel device has several important implications for genital pain measurement in women who suffer from urogenital pain...
  19. doi request reprint Persistent genital and pelvic pain after childbirth
    Laurel Q P Paterson
    Department of Psychology, Laboratory for the Biopsychosocial Study of Sexuality, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Sex Med 6:215-21. 2009
    ..The few published studies of such pain beyond 1 year postpartum have focused primarily on the perineum and have not assessed pain onset...
  20. ncbi request reprint Pain measurement in vulvodynia
    Caroline F Pukall
    Department of Psychology, McGill University, 1205 Dr Penfield Ave, Montreal, QC H3A 1B1, Canada
    J Sex Marital Ther 29:111-20. 2003
    ..To date, this approach has been promising for the differential diagnosis, classification, and understanding of vulvar pain conditions...
  21. ncbi request reprint Dyspareunia Looks Sexy on First But How Much Pain Will It Take for It to Score? A Reply to My Critics Concerning the DSM Classification of Dyspareunia as a Sexual Dysfunction
    Yitzchak M Binik
    Department of Psychology, McGill University, and Sex and Couple Therapy Service, McGill University Health Center RVH, Montreal, Quebec
    Arch Sex Behav 34:63-7. 2005
  22. ncbi request reprint Vestibular tactile and pain thresholds in women with vulvar vestibulitis syndrome
    Caroline F Pukall
    Department of Psychology, McGill University, 1205 Dr Penfield Avenue, Montreal, Canada
    Pain 96:163-75. 2002
    ..The data imply that VVS may reflect a specific pathological process in the vestibular region, superimposed on systemic hypersensitivity to tactile and pain stimuli...
  23. ncbi request reprint The psychosocial outcomes of total and subtotal hysterectomy: A randomized controlled trial
    Nicole Flory
    Department of Behavioral Medicine, Cambridge Health Alliance, Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, MA, USA
    J Sex Med 3:483-91. 2006
    ..Current controversies involve the adverse effects of hysterectomy on women's psychosocial functioning and whether subtotal as opposed to total hysterectomy mitigates these effects...
  24. pmc Repeated vulvovaginal fungal infections cause persistent pain in a mouse model of vulvodynia
    Melissa A Farmer
    Department of Psychology, McGill University, 1205 Doctor Penfield Avenue, Montreal, Quebec H3A 1B1, Canada
    Sci Transl Med 3:101ra91. 2011
    ..Our data show that infection can cause persistent pain long after its resolution and that recurrent yeast infection replicates important features of human provoked vulvodynia in the mouse...
  25. doi request reprint Vaginismus: a review of the literature on the classification/diagnosis, etiology and treatment
    Marie André Lahaie
    Department of Psychology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Womens Health (Lond Engl) 6:705-19. 2010
    ..This article suggests that vaginismus cannot be easily differentiated from dyspareunia and should be treated from a multidisciplinary point of view...
  26. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial effects of hysterectomy: literature review
    Nicole Flory
    Department of Psychology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Psychosom Res 59:117-29. 2005
    ..This paper critically and comprehensively reviews the psychosocial outcomes of hysterectomy in areas of sexuality, pain, and psychological functioning...
  27. doi request reprint The DSM diagnostic criteria for vaginismus
    Yitzchak M Binik
    Department of Psychology, McGill University, 1205 Dr Penfield Ave, Montreal, QC H3A 1B1, Canada
    Arch Sex Behav 39:278-91. 2010
    ....
  28. doi request reprint 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...
  29. doi request reprint Pleasure and pain: the effect of (almost) having an orgasm on genital and nongenital sensitivity
    Laurel Q P Paterson
    Department of Psychology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Sex Med 10:1531-44. 2013
    ..The effect of sexual arousal and orgasm on genital sensitivity has received little research attention, and no study has assessed sensation pleasurableness as well as painfulness...
  30. doi request reprint The future of sex therapy: specialization or marginalization?
    Yitzchak M Binik
    Department of Psychology, McGill University, 1205 Dr Penfield Ave, Montreal, QC H3A 1B1, Canada
    Arch Sex Behav 38:1016-27. 2009
    ..It is suggested that the treatment of sexual dysfunction be integrated into the general psychotherapy enterprise and into a multidisciplinary biopsychosocial framework...
  31. ncbi request reprint Convergent and discriminant validity of clitoral color Doppler ultrasonography as a measure of female sexual arousal
    Tuuli M Kukkonen
    Department of Psychology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Sex Marital Ther 32:281-7. 2006
    ..Furthermore, there were no significant correlations between clitoral blood-flow measures and subjective sexual arousal. Additional research is required to establish the specificity of ultrasonography as a measure of sexual arousal...
  32. ncbi request reprint Hypnotherapy as a treatment for vulvar vestibulitis syndrome: a case report
    Kristina Kandyba
    Department of Psychology, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Sex Marital Ther 29:237-42. 2003
    ..Despite having persistent pain during intercourse for 3 years with several partners, she experienced no more pain following treatment, and remained pain free at a 12-month follow up...
  33. doi request reprint The DSM diagnostic criteria for dyspareunia
    Yitzchak M Binik
    Department of Psychology, McGill University, 1205 Dr Penfield Avenue, Montreal, QC H3A 1B1, Canada
    Arch Sex Behav 39:292-303. 2010
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint 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...
  35. ncbi request reprint The female sexual pain disorders: genital pain or sexual dysfunction?
    Yitzchak M Binik
    Department of Psychology, McGill University and Royal Victoria Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Arch Sex Behav 31:425-9. 2002
    ..It also suggests new approaches to research and treatment. Data from diagnostic, etiologic, and therapeutic studies will be presented to illustrate these points...
  36. ncbi request reprint Vaginal spasm, pain, and behavior: an empirical investigation of the diagnosis of vaginismus
    Elke D Reissing
    School of Psychology, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Arch Sex Behav 33:5-17. 2004
    ..Pain and fear of pain, pelvic floor dysfunction, and behavioral avoidance need to be included in a multidimensional reconceptualization of vaginismus...
  37. ncbi request reprint Reviving the labial thermistor clip
    Kimberley A Payne
    Arch Sex Behav 35:111-3. 2006
  38. ncbi request reprint Etiological correlates of vaginismus: sexual and physical abuse, sexual knowledge, sexual self-schema, and relationship adjustment
    Elke D Reissing
    School of Psychology, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Sex Marital Ther 29:47-59. 2003
    ..Lack of support for traditionally held hypotheses concerning etiological correlates of vaginismus and the relationship between vaginismus and dyspareunia are discussed...
  39. ncbi request reprint Do all orgasms feel alike? Evaluating a two-dimensional model of the orgasm experience across gender and sexual context
    Kenneth Mah
    Psychosocial Oncology Program, Princess Margaret Hospital, 610 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M5G 2M9 Canada
    J Sex Res 39:104-13. 2002
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint Neural correlates of painful genital touch in women with vulvar vestibulitis syndrome
    Caroline F Pukall
    Department of Psychology, Queen s University, Humphrey Hall, 62 Arch Street, Kingston, Ont, Canada K7L 3N6
    Pain 115:118-27. 2005
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint Convergence of health ratings across nephrologists, nurses, and patients with end-stage renal disease
    Gerald M Devins
    University Health Network, Toronto General Hospital, CW2 300, 200 Elizabeth Street, Toronto, M5G 2X4 Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 56:326-31. 2003
    ..The health rating is reliable and relates to the current status of the patient. Performance was superior for the combined score that incorporated ratings by patients, nurses, and nephrologists...
  42. ncbi request reprint Are orgasms in the mind or the body? Psychosocial versus physiological correlates of orgasmic pleasure and satisfaction
    Kenneth Mah
    Behavioural Sciences Research Division, Toronto General Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Sex Marital Ther 31:187-200. 2005
    ..These findings emphasize the importance of psychosocial determinants of the orgasm experience...
  43. ncbi request reprint Vulvodynia: a state-of-the-art consensus on definitions, diagnosis and management
    Gloria A Bachmann
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA
    J Reprod Med 51:447-56. 2006
    ..The consensus panel also identified key topics and issues forfurther research, including the role of inflammatory mechanisms and genetic factors and psychosexual contributors...