Alessandra Rellini

Summary

Affiliation: University of Texas
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc The sensitivity of event logs, self-administered questionnaires and photoplethysmography to detect treatment-induced changes in female sexual arousal disorder (FSAD) diagnosis
    Alessandra Rellini
    Department of Psychology, University of Texas Austin, 78712, USA
    J Sex Med 3:283-91. 2006
  2. pmc Sex differences in memory for sexually-relevant information
    Katie M McCall
    Department of Psychology, University of Texas, 108 East Dean Keeton, Austin, Texas 78712, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 36:508-17. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Psychophysiological sexual arousal in women with a history of child sexual abuse
    Alessandra H Rellini
    Department of Psychology, University of Texas at Austin, 78712, USA
    J Sex Marital Ther 32:5-22. 2006
  4. pmc The cortisol response during physiological sexual arousal in adult women with a history of childhood sexual abuse
    Alessandra H Rellini
    Department of Psychology, The University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05461, USA
    J Trauma Stress 22:557-65. 2009
  5. pmc Sexual desire and linguistic analysis: a comparison of sexually-abused and non-abused women
    Alessandra H Rellini
    Department of Psychology, University of Texas at Austin, One University Station A8000, Austin, TX 78712, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 36:67-77. 2007
  6. doi request reprint The sensitivity of continuous laboratory measures of physiological and subjective sexual arousal for diagnosing women with sexual arousal disorder
    Cindy M Meston
    Department of Psychology, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, USA
    J Sex Med 7:938-50. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Women's history of sexual abuse, their sexuality, and sexual self-schemas
    Cindy M Meston
    Department of Psychology, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 74:229-36. 2006
  8. pmc Cortisol, sexual arousal, and affect in response to sexual stimuli
    Lisa Dawn Hamilton
    Department of Psychology, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, USA
    J Sex Med 5:2111-8. 2008
  9. pmc Short- and long-term effects of Ginkgo biloba extract on sexual dysfunction in women
    Cindy M Meston
    Department of Psychology, University of Texas at Austin, One University Station A8000, Austin, TX 78712, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 37:530-47. 2008
  10. pmc Sexual function and satisfaction in adults based on the definition of child sexual abuse
    Alessandra Rellini
    Department of Psychology, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT, USA
    J Sex Med 4:1312-21. 2007

Research Grants

  1. The Mental Health of Female Sexual Abuse Survivors
    Alessandra Rellini; Fiscal Year: 2005

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. pmc The sensitivity of event logs, self-administered questionnaires and photoplethysmography to detect treatment-induced changes in female sexual arousal disorder (FSAD) diagnosis
    Alessandra Rellini
    Department of Psychology, University of Texas Austin, 78712, USA
    J Sex Med 3:283-91. 2006
    ..The literature provides little evidence on what type of endpoints should be used to assess treatment-induced improvement in female sexual function...
  2. pmc Sex differences in memory for sexually-relevant information
    Katie M McCall
    Department of Psychology, University of Texas, 108 East Dean Keeton, Austin, Texas 78712, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 36:508-17. 2007
    ..The significant results obtained in this study correspond to previously established sex differences in memory for sexual information...
  3. ncbi request reprint Psychophysiological sexual arousal in women with a history of child sexual abuse
    Alessandra H Rellini
    Department of Psychology, University of Texas at Austin, 78712, USA
    J Sex Marital Ther 32:5-22. 2006
    ....
  4. pmc The cortisol response during physiological sexual arousal in adult women with a history of childhood sexual abuse
    Alessandra H Rellini
    Department of Psychology, The University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05461, USA
    J Trauma Stress 22:557-65. 2009
    ....
  5. pmc Sexual desire and linguistic analysis: a comparison of sexually-abused and non-abused women
    Alessandra H Rellini
    Department of Psychology, University of Texas at Austin, One University Station A8000, Austin, TX 78712, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 36:67-77. 2007
    ....
  6. doi request reprint The sensitivity of continuous laboratory measures of physiological and subjective sexual arousal for diagnosing women with sexual arousal disorder
    Cindy M Meston
    Department of Psychology, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, USA
    J Sex Med 7:938-50. 2010
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Women's history of sexual abuse, their sexuality, and sexual self-schemas
    Cindy M Meston
    Department of Psychology, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 74:229-36. 2006
    ....
  8. pmc Cortisol, sexual arousal, and affect in response to sexual stimuli
    Lisa Dawn Hamilton
    Department of Psychology, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, USA
    J Sex Med 5:2111-8. 2008
    ..It is reasonable to expect, then, that the stress response would be blunted during sexual arousal, and several researchers have found a pattern of decreasing cortisol during sexual arousal...
  9. pmc Short- and long-term effects of Ginkgo biloba extract on sexual dysfunction in women
    Cindy M Meston
    Department of Psychology, University of Texas at Austin, One University Station A8000, Austin, TX 78712, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 37:530-47. 2008
    ....
  10. pmc Sexual function and satisfaction in adults based on the definition of child sexual abuse
    Alessandra Rellini
    Department of Psychology, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT, USA
    J Sex Med 4:1312-21. 2007
    ..While some studies explicitly ask potential participants whether they are sexual abuse survivors, others ask whether participants experienced specific unwanted sexual behaviors...
  11. ncbi request reprint The relationship between women's subjective and physiological sexual arousal
    Alessandra H Rellini
    Department of Psychology, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas 78712, USA
    Psychophysiology 42:116-24. 2005
    ..We propose that past studies that have found little or no association between the two measures may have been in part limited by the methodology and statistical analyses employed...
  12. doi request reprint The mediating effect of daily stress on the sexual arousal function of women with a history of childhood sexual abuse
    Gena Zollman
    University of Vermont, Department of Psychology, Burlington, Vermont, USA
    J Sex Marital Ther 39:176-92. 2013
    ..These findings suggest that daily stress may be an important mechanism to consider when treating sexual arousal functioning in women who have a history of childhood maltreatment...
  13. pmc Emotional dysregulation: concurrent relation to sexual problems among trauma-exposed adult cigarette smokers
    Alessandra H Rellini
    Department of Psychology, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05405, USA
    J Sex Marital Ther 36:137-53. 2010
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Validation of the McCoy Female Sexuality Questionnaire in an Italian sample
    Alessandra H Rellini
    Department of Psychology, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas
    Arch Sex Behav 34:641-7. 2005
    ..The results also indicated a difference in factor structure between the Italian and the original version of the MFSQ, which warrants further investigation...
  15. doi request reprint More than sexual function: predictors of sexual satisfaction in a sample of women age 40-70
    Carolyn Marie Dundon
    Department of Psychology, The University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05461, USA
    J Sex Med 7:896-904. 2010
    ....

Research Grants1

  1. The Mental Health of Female Sexual Abuse Survivors
    Alessandra Rellini; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Sexual response will be manipulated through exposure to sexual videos and measured with a vaginal photoplethysmograph, self-report questionnaires. ..