Lori A Brotto

Summary

Affiliation: University of British Columbia
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Pilot study of radical hysterectomy versus radical trachelectomy on sexual distress
    Lori A Brotto
    University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Sex Marital Ther 39:510-25. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Differences in sexual guilt and desire in east Asian and Euro-Canadian men
    Lori A Brotto
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Sex Res 49:594-602. 2012
  3. pmc A brief mindfulness-based cognitive behavioral intervention improves sexual functioning versus wait-list control in women treated for gynecologic cancer
    Lori A Brotto
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of British Columbia, 2775 Laurel Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Gynecol Oncol 125:320-5. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Pilot study of a brief cognitive behavioral versus mindfulness-based intervention for women with sexual distress and a history of childhood sexual abuse
    Lori A Brotto
    University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Sex Marital Ther 38:1-27. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Psychological interventions for the sexual sequelae of cancer: a review of the literature
    Lori A Brotto
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    J Cancer Surviv 4:346-60. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Eastern approaches for enhancing women's sexuality: mindfulness, acupuncture, and yoga (CME)
    Lori A Brotto
    University of British Columbia Obstetrics Gynaecology, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Sex Med 5:2741-8; quiz 2749. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Narratives of desire in mid-age women with and without arousal difficulties
    Lori A Brotto
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Sex Res 46:387-98. 2009
  8. doi request reprint The DSM diagnostic criteria for hypoactive sexual desire disorder in women
    Lori A Brotto
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of British Columbia, 2775 Laurel Street, Vancouver, BC V5Z 1M9, Canada
    Arch Sex Behav 39:221-39. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Predictors of sexual desire disorders in women
    Lori A Brotto
    Obstetrics Gynaecology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Sex Med 8:742-53. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Women's sexual desire and arousal disorders
    Lori A Brotto
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    J Sex Med 7:586-614. 2010

Detail Information

Publications41

  1. doi request reprint Pilot study of radical hysterectomy versus radical trachelectomy on sexual distress
    Lori A Brotto
    University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Sex Marital Ther 39:510-25. 2013
    ..Care providers should counsel women exploring surgical options for cervical cancer about potential sex distress-related sequelae. ..
  2. ncbi request reprint Differences in sexual guilt and desire in east Asian and Euro-Canadian men
    Lori A Brotto
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Sex Res 49:594-602. 2012
    ..The diagnostic and clinical implications of the findings are discussed...
  3. pmc A brief mindfulness-based cognitive behavioral intervention improves sexual functioning versus wait-list control in women treated for gynecologic cancer
    Lori A Brotto
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of British Columbia, 2775 Laurel Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Gynecol Oncol 125:320-5. 2012
    ..The goal of this study was to evaluate a mindfulness-based cognitive behavioral intervention for sexual dysfunction in gynecologic cancer survivors compared to a wait-list control group...
  4. doi request reprint Pilot study of a brief cognitive behavioral versus mindfulness-based intervention for women with sexual distress and a history of childhood sexual abuse
    Lori A Brotto
    University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Sex Marital Ther 38:1-27. 2012
    ..These data support the further study of mindfulness-based approaches in the treatment of sexual difficulties characterized by a disconnection between genital and subjective sexual response...
  5. doi request reprint Psychological interventions for the sexual sequelae of cancer: a review of the literature
    Lori A Brotto
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    J Cancer Surviv 4:346-60. 2010
    ..We conducted a systematic review of the literature on psychological interventions for sexual difficulties following cancer...
  6. ncbi request reprint Eastern approaches for enhancing women's sexuality: mindfulness, acupuncture, and yoga (CME)
    Lori A Brotto
    University of British Columbia Obstetrics Gynaecology, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Sex Med 5:2741-8; quiz 2749. 2008
    ..Some suggest that nongoal-oriented spiritual elements to sexuality might fill the gap that more contemporary forms of treatment are not addressing...
  7. doi request reprint Narratives of desire in mid-age women with and without arousal difficulties
    Lori A Brotto
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Sex Res 46:387-98. 2009
    ..Women in the control group were more likely to express conflation about the distinction between desire and arousal. Among the different "objects" of women's desire, most women acknowledged emotional connection as most important...
  8. doi request reprint The DSM diagnostic criteria for hypoactive sexual desire disorder in women
    Lori A Brotto
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of British Columbia, 2775 Laurel Street, Vancouver, BC V5Z 1M9, Canada
    Arch Sex Behav 39:221-39. 2010
    ..The article concludes with the recommendation that desire and arousal be combined into one disorder with polythetic criteria...
  9. doi request reprint Predictors of sexual desire disorders in women
    Lori A Brotto
    Obstetrics Gynaecology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Sex Med 8:742-53. 2011
    ..However, recent data, which show either minimal or no significant correlation between testosterone levels and women's sexual desire, suggest that nonhormonal variables may play a key role...
  10. doi request reprint Women's sexual desire and arousal disorders
    Lori A Brotto
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    J Sex Med 7:586-614. 2010
    ..A committee of five was convened to update the chapter on women's sexual dysfunctions from the perspective of diagnostic issues, pathophysiology, assessment, and treatment...
  11. doi request reprint The DSM diagnostic criteria for Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder in men
    Lori A Brotto
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    J Sex Med 7:2015-30. 2010
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  12. doi request reprint Yoga and sexual functioning: a review
    Lori A Brotto
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of British Columbia, Canada
    J Sex Marital Ther 35:378-90. 2009
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  13. doi request reprint Physiological and subjective sexual arousal in self-identified asexual women
    Lori A Brotto
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Arch Sex Behav 40:699-712. 2011
    ..Taken together, the findings suggest normal subjective and physiological sexual arousal capacity in asexual women and challenge the view that asexuality should be characterized as a sexual dysfunction...
  14. doi request reprint Asexuality: a mixed-methods approach
    Lori A Brotto
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of British Columbia, 2775 Laurel Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Arch Sex Behav 39:599-618. 2010
    ..There was also strong opposition to viewing asexuality as an extreme case of sexual desire disorder. Finally, asexuals were very motivated to liaise with sex researchers to further the scientific study of asexuality...
  15. doi request reprint A mindfulness-based group psychoeducational intervention targeting sexual arousal disorder in women
    Lori A Brotto
    University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Sex Med 5:1646-59. 2008
    ..In recent years, mindfulness has been incorporated into sex therapy and has been found effective for genital arousal disorder among women with acquired sexual complaints secondary to gynecologic cancer...
  16. ncbi request reprint Acculturation and sexual function in Asian women
    Lori A Brotto
    Department of Obstetrics and Gyneacology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Arch Sex Behav 34:613-26. 2005
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  17. doi request reprint The DSM diagnostic criteria for sexual aversion disorder
    Lori A Brotto
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of British Columbia, 2775 Laurel Street, Vancouver, BC V5Z 1M9, Canada
    Arch Sex Behav 39:271-7. 2010
    ..This paper critiques the placement of SAD as a Sexual Dysfunction and argues that it might more appropriately be placed within the Specific Phobia grouping as an Anxiety Disorder...
  18. ncbi request reprint Psychophysiological and subjective sexual arousal to visual sexual stimuli in new women
    Lori A Brotto
    Department of Obstetrics Gynaecology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    J Psychosom Obstet Gynaecol 26:237-44. 2005
    ..These data are discussed in the context of differences in pelvic musculature between natal and new women and have implications for future studies that aim to measure sexual arousal objectively in MTF women...
  19. ncbi request reprint Acculturation and sexual function in Canadian East Asian men
    Lori A Brotto
    University of British Columbia, Obstetrics Gynaecology, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    J Sex Med 4:72-82. 2007
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  20. ncbi request reprint More nonindustry funding is needed for sexological sciences to endure
    Lori A Brotto
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Sex Marital Ther 33:411-3. 2007
  21. ncbi request reprint A psychoeducational intervention for sexual dysfunction in women with gynecologic cancer
    Lori A Brotto
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of British Columbia, 2775 Laurel Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada V5Z 1M9
    Arch Sex Behav 37:317-29. 2008
    ....
  22. doi request reprint Laboratory-induced hyperventilation differentiates female sexual arousal disorder subtypes
    Lori A Brotto
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Arch Sex Behav 38:463-75. 2009
    ..There was no significant effect of LIH on any self-report measure of sexual arousal following erotic stimuli. Implications of the results for the conceptualization, diagnosis, and treatment of SAD are discussed...
  23. doi request reprint Age of first sexual intercourse and acculturation: effects on adult sexual responding
    Jane S T Woo
    University of British Columbia Psychology, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Sex Med 5:571-82. 2008
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  24. doi request reprint The role of sex guilt in the relationship between culture and women's sexual desire
    Jane S T Woo
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Arch Sex Behav 40:385-94. 2011
    ..These findings suggest that sex guilt may be one mechanism by which ethnic groups differ in sexual desire...
  25. doi request reprint Sexual arousal in East Asian and Euro-Canadian women: a psychophysiological study
    Morag Yule
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    J Sex Med 7:3066-79. 2010
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  26. doi request reprint Sex guilt mediates the relationship between religiosity and sexual desire in East Asian and Euro-Canadian college-aged women
    Jane S T Woo
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Arch Sex Behav 41:1485-95. 2012
    ..These findings suggest that sex guilt may be one mechanism by which religiosity affects sexual desire among women...
  27. doi request reprint The role of sexuality in cervical cancer screening among Chinese women
    Jane S T Woo
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, Canada
    Health Psychol 28:598-604. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to explore the role of sexuality in the interaction between acculturation and Pap testing...
  28. ncbi request reprint Do East Asian and Euro-Canadian women differ in sexual psychophysiology research participation?
    Jane S T Woo
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Sex Res 47:345-54. 2010
    ..The findings suggest the need to be wary of overgeneralizing female psychophysiological sexual arousal research results and may have implications for improving Pap testing behaviors in East Asian women...
  29. ncbi request reprint Genital and subjective sexual arousal in postmenopausal women: influence of laboratory-induced hyperventilation
    Lori A Brotto
    University of British Columbia, Department of Psychology, 2136 West Mall, Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z4, Canada
    J Sex Marital Ther 28:39-53. 2002
    ..These data are the first to directly compare genital-subjective correlations between pre- and postmenopausal women...
  30. ncbi request reprint Assessment and management of women's sexual dysfunctions: problematic desire and arousal
    Rosemary Basson
    UBC Department of Psychiatry, B C Centre for Sexual Medicine, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    J Sex Med 2:291-300. 2005
    ..The frequent poor correlation of women's subjective sexual arousal and observable increases in genital congestion in response to sexual stimulation has not been reflected in assessment, diagnosis, or management...
  31. ncbi request reprint A comparison of demographic and psychosexual characteristics of women with primary versus secondary provoked vestibulodynia
    Lori A Brotto
    Department of Gynaecology Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia Dayan Physiotherapy and Pelvic Floor Clinic, Vancouver Department of Psychology, University of the Fraser Valley, Abbotsford, BC, Canada
    Clin J Pain 30:428-35. 2014
    ..The goal of this study was to compare the demographic, clinical, and psychosexual characteristics of a large sample of premenopausal women with primary and secondary PVD...
  32. doi request reprint Provoked vestibulodynia-women's experience of participating in a multidisciplinary vulvodynia program
    Leslie A Sadownik
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    J Sex Med 9:1086-93. 2012
    ..A program that offers education, group cognitive behavioral therapy, pelvic floor physiotherapy, and medical appointments was developed and implemented at our hospital site...
  33. doi request reprint Role of androgens in women's sexual dysfunction
    Rosemary Basson
    Department of Psychiatry, Vancouver Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Menopause 17:962-71. 2010
    ..Androgen metabolites, specifically androsterone glucuronide (ADT-G), reflect intracellular and ovarian sources of testosterone. Thus, we predicted significantly lowered levels of metabolites in women with sexual dysfunction...
  34. ncbi request reprint Reproductive health practices among Indian, Indo-Canadian, Canadian East Asian, and Euro-Canadian women: the role of acculturation
    Lori A Brotto
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver BC
    J Obstet Gynaecol Can 30:229-38. 2008
    ..We also explored the level of acculturation in the two immigrant groups in order to understand the extent to which affiliation with Western culture may improve reproductive health knowledge...
  35. doi request reprint Biological markers of asexuality: Handedness, birth order, and finger length ratios in self-identified asexual men and women
    Morag A Yule
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Arch Sex Behav 43:299-310. 2014
    ..This is one of the first studies to test and provide preliminary empirical support for an underlying neurodevelopmental basis to account for the lack of sexual attraction characteristic of asexuality...
  36. ncbi request reprint Corticosterone attenuates the antidepressant-like effects elicited by melatonin in the forced swim test in both male and female rats
    Matthew N Hill
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, 2136 West Mall, Vancouver, B C, Canada V6T 1Z4
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 27:905-11. 2003
    ..01), as well as attenuate the anti-immobility effects of melatonin (P=.03). These findings suggest that while melatonin may possess antidepressant-like qualities, high levels of corticosterone seem capable of attenuating these effects...
  37. ncbi request reprint Group mindfulness-based therapy significantly improves sexual desire in women
    Lori A Brotto
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of British Columbia, 2775 Laurel Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada Electronic address
    Behav Res Ther 57:43-54. 2014
    ..Mindfulness-based group therapy significantly improved sexual desire and other indices of sexual response, and should be considered in the treatment of women's sexual dysfunction. ..
  38. ncbi request reprint Risk-reducing bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy and sexual health: a qualitative study
    Lori A Brotto
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver BC
    J Obstet Gynaecol Can 34:172-8. 2012
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  39. ncbi request reprint Impact of educational seminars on women with provoked vestibulodynia
    Lori A Brotto
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
    J Obstet Gynaecol Can 32:132-8. 2010
    ..The goal of this study was to examine the efficacy of a brief, gynaecologist-led educational seminar on measures of psychological symptoms and sexual health...
  40. ncbi request reprint Sexual psychophysiology and effects of sildenafil citrate in oestrogenised women with acquired genital arousal disorder and impaired orgasm: a randomised controlled trial
    Rosemary Basson
    B C Center for Sexual Medicine, Vancouver Hospital, Canada
    BJOG 110:1014-24. 2003
    ..Secondly, we aimed to explore the concordance between a detailed historical assessment of genital response in real life, with laboratory vaginal photoplethysmographic assessment of genital vasocongestion...
  41. ncbi request reprint Psychophysiological assessment in premenopausal sexual arousal disorder
    Lori A Brotto
    University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Sex Med 1:266-77. 2004
    ..Female sexual arousal disorder (FSAD) is a complex diagnostic category whose definition continues to evolve...