Elke D Reissing

Summary

Affiliation: University of Ottawa
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Pelvic floor physical therapy for lifelong vaginismus: a retrospective chart review and interview study
    Elke D Reissing
    School of Psychology, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Sex Marital Ther 39:306-20. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Consultation and treatment history and causal attributions in an online sample of women with lifelong and acquired vaginismus
    Elke D Reissing
    University of Ottawa, School of Psychology, Ottawa, Canada
    J Sex Med 9:251-8. 2012
  3. 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
  4. ncbi request reprint Pelvic floor muscle functioning in women with vulvar vestibulitis syndrome
    E D Reissing
    School of Psychology, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    J Psychosom Obstet Gynaecol 26:107-13. 2005
  5. 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
  6. doi request reprint A psychophysiological investigation of sexual arousal in women with lifelong vaginismus
    Rebecca A Cherner
    School of Psychology, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Sex Med 10:1291-303. 2013
  7. doi request reprint "Just relax": physicians' experiences with women who are difficult or impossible to examine gynecologically
    Jonathan D Huber
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    J Sex Med 6:791-9. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Women's motivations to have sex in casual and committed relationships with male and female partners
    Heather L Armstrong
    School of Psychology, University of Ottawa, 136 Jean Jacques Lussier, Ottawa, ON, K1C 6N5, Canada
    Arch Sex Behav 44:921-34. 2015
  9. doi request reprint A comparative study of sexual function, behavior, and cognitions of women with lifelong vaginismus
    Rebecca A Cherner
    School of Psychology, University of Ottawa, 136 Jean Jacques Lussier 4010, Ottawa, ON, K1N 6N5, Canada
    Arch Sex Behav 42:1605-14. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Looking back: the experience of first sexual intercourse and current sexual adjustment in young heterosexual adults
    Elke D Reissing
    School of Psychology, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Sex Res 49:27-35. 2012

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Publications11

  1. doi request reprint Pelvic floor physical therapy for lifelong vaginismus: a retrospective chart review and interview study
    Elke D Reissing
    School of Psychology, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Sex Marital Ther 39:306-20. 2013
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  2. doi request reprint Consultation and treatment history and causal attributions in an online sample of women with lifelong and acquired vaginismus
    Elke D Reissing
    University of Ottawa, School of Psychology, Ottawa, Canada
    J Sex Med 9:251-8. 2012
    ..Very little information is available on the consultation and treatment histories of women with lifelong and acquired vaginismus...
  3. 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...
  4. ncbi request reprint Pelvic floor muscle functioning in women with vulvar vestibulitis syndrome
    E D Reissing
    School of Psychology, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    J Psychosom Obstet Gynaecol 26:107-13. 2005
    ..Treatment interventions need to recognize the critical importance of addressing the conditioned, protective muscle guarding response in women with VVS...
  5. 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...
  6. doi request reprint A psychophysiological investigation of sexual arousal in women with lifelong vaginismus
    Rebecca A Cherner
    School of Psychology, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Sex Med 10:1291-303. 2013
    ..Reports of maladaptive cognitions and fears regarding sexuality and intercourse suggest that anxiety may interfere with sexual arousal in women with vaginismus...
  7. doi request reprint "Just relax": physicians' experiences with women who are difficult or impossible to examine gynecologically
    Jonathan D Huber
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    J Sex Med 6:791-9. 2009
    ..The internal pelvic exam is a critical component of women's reproductive health care; however, it can be perceived as uncomfortable, embarrassing, and painful, which may lead some women to avoid this procedure...
  8. doi request reprint Women's motivations to have sex in casual and committed relationships with male and female partners
    Heather L Armstrong
    School of Psychology, University of Ottawa, 136 Jean Jacques Lussier, Ottawa, ON, K1C 6N5, Canada
    Arch Sex Behav 44:921-34. 2015
    ..The results of this study highlight the importance of relationship context when discussing sexual motivation and suggest a high degree of similarity in motivation for women, regardless of sexual orientation or gender of partner...
  9. doi request reprint A comparative study of sexual function, behavior, and cognitions of women with lifelong vaginismus
    Rebecca A Cherner
    School of Psychology, University of Ottawa, 136 Jean Jacques Lussier 4010, Ottawa, ON, K1N 6N5, Canada
    Arch Sex Behav 42:1605-14. 2013
    ..Results were discussed as they relate to the fear-avoidance model of vaginismus...
  10. doi request reprint Looking back: the experience of first sexual intercourse and current sexual adjustment in young heterosexual adults
    Elke D Reissing
    School of Psychology, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Sex Res 49:27-35. 2012
    ..This study provides initial data to suggest that the first sexual intercourse experience significantly impacts current sexual adjustment by affecting beliefs about sexual self-efficacy...
  11. ncbi request reprint The demise of sexological science is not imminent in the face of sexual medicine: commentary on "will medical solutions to sexual problems make sexological care and science obsolete?"
    Caroline F Pukall
    Department of Psychology, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    J Sex Marital Ther 33:455-9. 2007