dyspareunia

Summary

Summary: Recurrent genital pain occurring during, before, or after SEXUAL INTERCOURSE in either the male or the female.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Vaginal Health: Insights, Views & Attitudes (VIVA) - results from an international survey
    R E Nappi
    Research Center for Reproductive Medicine, Gynecological Endocrinology and Menopause Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, IRCCS S Matteo Foundation, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Climacteric 15:36-44. 2012
  2. ncbi Women's voices in the menopause: results from an international survey on vaginal atrophy
    Rossella E Nappi
    Research Center for Reproductive Medicine, Department of Morphological, Eidological and Clinical Sciences, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Maturitas 67:233-8. 2010
  3. ncbi Recommendations for the management of postmenopausal vaginal atrophy
    D W Sturdee
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, Solihull Hospital, UK
    Climacteric 13:509-22. 2010
  4. ncbi Ospemifene, a novel selective estrogen receptor modulator for treating dyspareunia associated with postmenopausal vulvar and vaginal atrophy
    David J Portman
    Columbus Center for Women s Health Research, Columbus, OH 43213, USA
    Menopause 20:623-30. 2013
  5. ncbi Evaluation of postpartum perineal pain and dyspareunia--a prospective study
    Vasanth Andrews
    Clinical Research Fellow, Mayday University Hospital, United Kingdom
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 137:152-6. 2008
  6. ncbi 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
  7. ncbi Women's attitudes to hormone replacement therapy, alternative therapy and sexual health: a web-based survey
    Grant P Cumming
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Dr Gray s Hospital, Elgin, UK
    Menopause Int 13:79-83. 2007
  8. ncbi Does post-caesarean dyspareunia reflect sexual malfunction, pelvic floor and perineal dysfunction?
    M Lal
    Women s and Children s Directorate, Dudley Group of Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Dudley, UK
    J Obstet Gynaecol 31:617-30. 2011
  9. ncbi Endometriosis-associated dyspareunia: the impact on women's lives
    Elaine Denny
    Faculty of Health, University of Central England, Birmingham, UK
    J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care 33:189-93. 2007
  10. ncbi Automatic affective appraisal of sexual penetration stimuli in women with vaginismus or dyspareunia
    Jorg Huijding
    University of Groningen, Department of Clinical Psychology and Experimental Psychopathology, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Sex Med 8:806-13. 2011

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Publications207 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Vaginal Health: Insights, Views & Attitudes (VIVA) - results from an international survey
    R E Nappi
    Research Center for Reproductive Medicine, Gynecological Endocrinology and Menopause Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, IRCCS S Matteo Foundation, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Climacteric 15:36-44. 2012
    ..To assess knowledge of vaginal atrophy among women using the Vaginal Health: Insights, Views & Attitudes (VIVA) survey...
  2. ncbi Women's voices in the menopause: results from an international survey on vaginal atrophy
    Rossella E Nappi
    Research Center for Reproductive Medicine, Department of Morphological, Eidological and Clinical Sciences, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Maturitas 67:233-8. 2010
    ..To consider issues relating to vaginal atrophy via an international survey...
  3. ncbi Recommendations for the management of postmenopausal vaginal atrophy
    D W Sturdee
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, Solihull Hospital, UK
    Climacteric 13:509-22. 2010
    ..of vaginal dryness increases as a woman advances through the postmenopausal years, causing itching, burning and dyspareunia, and sexual activity is often compromised...
  4. ncbi Ospemifene, a novel selective estrogen receptor modulator for treating dyspareunia associated with postmenopausal vulvar and vaginal atrophy
    David J Portman
    Columbus Center for Women s Health Research, Columbus, OH 43213, USA
    Menopause 20:623-30. 2013
    ..this work was to study the role of ospemifene, a novel selective estrogen receptor modulator, in the treatment of vulvar and vaginal atrophy in postmenopausal women with moderate to severe dyspareunia and physiological vaginal changes.
  5. ncbi Evaluation of postpartum perineal pain and dyspareunia--a prospective study
    Vasanth Andrews
    Clinical Research Fellow, Mayday University Hospital, United Kingdom
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 137:152-6. 2008
    Postpartum perineal pain and dyspareunia have been reported to affect 42% of women within the first 2 weeks after their first vaginal delivery...
  6. ncbi 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
    b>Dyspareunia is a women's sexual health problem that still often goes undiagnosed despite its high prevalence and its detrimental impact on sexual, relationship, and psychological adjustment...
  7. ncbi Women's attitudes to hormone replacement therapy, alternative therapy and sexual health: a web-based survey
    Grant P Cumming
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Dr Gray s Hospital, Elgin, UK
    Menopause Int 13:79-83. 2007
    ..They covered HRT, alternative therapies and sexual health. The anonymous responses of the users of the website were analysed...
  8. ncbi Does post-caesarean dyspareunia reflect sexual malfunction, pelvic floor and perineal dysfunction?
    M Lal
    Women s and Children s Directorate, Dudley Group of Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Dudley, UK
    J Obstet Gynaecol 31:617-30. 2011
    The aim was to define post-caesarean dyspareunia as a sexual and pelvic-perineal symptom. Post-caesarean (80 elective, 104 emergency) and 100 vaginally delivered primiparae had domiciliary interviews at 10 months postpartum...
  9. ncbi Endometriosis-associated dyspareunia: the impact on women's lives
    Elaine Denny
    Faculty of Health, University of Central England, Birmingham, UK
    J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care 33:189-93. 2007
    ..chronic pelvic pain is the most commonly experienced pain of endometriosis, many women also suffer from deep dyspareunia. In order to determine how much of an impact endometriosis-associated dyspareunia has on the lives and ..
  10. ncbi Automatic affective appraisal of sexual penetration stimuli in women with vaginismus or dyspareunia
    Jorg Huijding
    University of Groningen, Department of Clinical Psychology and Experimental Psychopathology, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Sex Med 8:806-13. 2011
    ....
  11. ncbi Management of vaginal dryness and dyspareunia in estrogen sensitive cancer patients
    Lino Del Pup
    Gynecological Oncology, National Cancer Institute, Aviano, PN, Italy
    Gynecol Endocrinol 28:740-5. 2012
    Cancer patients suffer from vaginal dryness and dyspareunia earlier and longer than the general population, with more severe and distressing symptoms...
  12. ncbi 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
    Although dyspareunia experienced after menopause is widely attributed to declining estrogen levels and vulvovaginal atrophy, critical reviews of the literature have suggested that these factors are incomplete as explanatory mechanisms...
  13. ncbi Sexual health care for women with dyspareunia
    Su Ching Sung
    Department of Nursing, Chang Gung University of Science and Technology, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Taiwan J Obstet Gynecol 50:268-74. 2011
    Female dyspareunia is a serious impairment with a prevalence of up to 39.5%, imposing a significant burden on women's health, relationship, and quality of life...
  14. ncbi The CLOSER (CLarifying Vaginal Atrophy's Impact On SEx and Relationships) survey: implications of vaginal discomfort in postmenopausal women and in male partners
    Rossella E Nappi
    Research Center for Reproductive, Medicine, Gynecological Endocrinology and Menopause Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, IRCCS S Matteo Foundation, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    J Sex Med 10:2232-41. 2013
    Postmenopausal vaginal atrophy (VA) is a chronic condition with symptoms that include vaginal dryness, soreness, itching, burning, and dyspareunia.
  15. ncbi A population-based study of dyspareunia in a cohort of middle-aged Brazilian women
    Ana L Valadares
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Campinas, Brazil
    Menopause 15:1184-90. 2008
    To investigate the prevalence of dyspareunia and its associated factors in a cohort of middle-aged women.
  16. ncbi Efficacy and tolerability of local estrogen therapy for urogenital atrophy
    David F Archer
    CONRAD Clinical Research Center, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA, USA
    Menopause 17:194-203. 2010
    This study aimed to identify vaginal discomfort in the form of dryness, itching, burning, and dyspareunia, which remains an inadequately addressed clinical problem for many postmenopausal women, and to describe the age or menopause-..
  17. pmc Dyspareunia in postmenopausal women: a critical review
    A Kao
    McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    Pain Res Manag 13:243-54. 2008
    b>Dyspareunia, or pain during sexual intercourse, is among the problems most frequently reported by postmenopausal women...
  18. ncbi Disgust and contamination sensitivity in vaginismus and dyspareunia
    Peter J de Jong
    Department of Clinical and Developmental Psychology, University of Groningen, Grote Kruisstraat 2 1, Groningen, 9712 TS, The Netherlands
    Arch Sex Behav 38:244-52. 2009
    ..Women suffering from vaginismus (n = 20) or dyspareunia (n = 22), and a group of women without sexual complaints (n = 30) completed self report measures indexing their ..
  19. ncbi Sexual function after suburethral sling removal for dyspareunia
    Annette Kuhn
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Bern University Hospital and University of Bern, Effingerstr 102, CH 3010 Bern, Switzerland
    Surg Endosc 23:765-8. 2009
    ..Recent studies have reported varying degrees of sexual impairment after TVT insertion ranging from 0% to 15% including dyspareunia.
  20. ncbi Vaginal estrogens for the treatment of dyspareunia
    Michael L Krychman
    Southern California Center for Sexual Health and Survivorship Medicine, Newport Beach, CA, USA
    J Sex Med 8:666-74. 2011
    ..Estrogens play a key role in maintaining vaginal health; women with low serum estradiol are more likely to experience vaginal dryness, dyspareunia, and reduced sexual activity compared with women who have higher estradiol levels.
  21. ncbi Vaginismus and dyspareunia: automatic vs. deliberate disgust responsivity
    Charmaine Borg
    Department of Clinical Psychology and Experimental Psychopathology, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Sex Med 7:2149-57. 2010
    The difficulty of penetration experienced in vaginismus and dyspareunia may at least partly be due to a disgust-induced defensive response.
  22. ncbi Sexual function following retropubic TVT and transobturator Monarc sling in women with intrinsic sphincter deficiency: a multicentre prospective study
    Alison de Souza
    Department of Urogynaecology, Mercy Hospital for Women, Melbourne University, 163 Studley Rd, Heidelberg, Melbourne, Victoria 3084, Australia
    Int Urogynecol J 23:153-8. 2012
    ..A prospective study comparing the effect of the tension-free vaginal tape (TVT) to the Monarc sling on sexual function in women with urodynamic stress incontinence (USI) and intrinsic sphincter deficiency (ISD) is presented...
  23. ncbi Female sexual function after surgery for stress urinary incontinence: transobturator suburethral tape vs. tension-free vaginal tape obturator
    Henk Willem Elzevier
    Leiden University Medical Center Urology, Leiden, The Netherlands
    J Sex Med 5:400-6. 2008
    ..Studies on the influence on sexual function as a result of these procedures are limited...
  24. ncbi Treatment of primary deep dyspareunia with laparoscopic uterosacral nerve ablation procedure: a pilot study
    Chi Mou Juang
    Division of General Gynecology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, ROC
    J Chin Med Assoc 69:110-4. 2006
    This pilot study was undertaken to evaluate the effect of laparoscopic uterosacral nerve ablation (LUNA) for treatment of primary deep dyspareunia.
  25. ncbi The impact of the mid-urethral slings for the treatment of stress urinary incontinence on female sexuality
    Maurizio Serati
    Dept of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Insubria, Del Ponte Hospital, Varese, Italy
    J Sex Med 6:1534-42. 2009
    ..No available review has been specifically designed to analyze the relationship between mid-urethral slings for stress urinary incontinence (SUI) and female sexual function...
  26. ncbi The effect of myoma uteri and myomectomy on sexual function
    Devrim Ertunc
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Mersin University, School of Medicine, Mersin, Turkey
    J Sex Med 6:1032-8. 2009
    ..This is a report about the effects of myoma uteri and myomectomy on sexual function in women...
  27. ncbi Uterine fibroids and gynecologic pain symptoms in a population-based study
    Sheri A Lippman
    School of Public Health, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, California 94720 7360, USA
    Fertil Steril 80:1488-94. 2003
    To determine the association between dyspareunia, dysmenorrhea, and noncyclic pelvic pain and the presence and characteristics of uterine fibroids.
  28. ncbi Functional and anatomical outcome of anterior and posterior vaginal prolapse repair with prolene mesh
    Rodolfo Milani
    Divisione di Ginecologia Chirurgica, Ospedale Bassini, University of Milan Bicocca, Italy
    BJOG 112:107-11. 2005
    ..To evaluate the effects of prolene mesh on urinary, bowel and sexual function in prolapse surgery...
  29. ncbi Uterine myomas, dyspareunia, and sexual function
    Simone Ferrero
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, San Martino Hospital and University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    Fertil Steril 86:1504-10. 2006
    To determine the prevalence of deep dyspareunia (DD) and characteristics of sexual life in women with uterine myomas.
  30. ncbi [Immediate and long term complications of episiotomy]
    B Langer
    Département de gynécologie obstétrique, Hopital de Hautepierre, Avenue Moliere, 67098 Strasbourg Cedex
    J Gynecol Obstet Biol Reprod (Paris) 35:1S59-1S67. 2006
    ..The objective of this review was to describe the complications of episiotomy...
  31. ncbi Intravaginal dehydroepiandrosterone (prasterone), a highly efficient treatment of dyspareunia
    F Labrie
    EndoCeutics Inc, Quebec City, Canada
    Climacteric 14:282-8. 2011
    To examine the effect of intravaginal dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) on pain at sexual activity (dyspareunia) identified as the most bothersome symptom of vaginal atrophy in postmenopausal women at both screening and day 1.
  32. ncbi Abdominal sacral colpopexy or vaginal sacrospinous colpopexy for vaginal vault prolapse: a prospective randomized study
    Christopher F Maher
    Urogynaecology Unit, Royal Women s and Mater Hospitals, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 190:20-6. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the abdominal sacral colpopexy and vaginal sacrospinous colpopexy in the treatment of vaginal vault prolapse...
  33. ncbi Letrozole combined with norethisterone acetate compared with norethisterone acetate alone in the treatment of pain symptoms caused by endometriosis
    S Ferrero
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, San Martino Hospital and University of Genoa, Largo R Benzi 1 16132, Genoa, Italy
    Hum Reprod 24:3033-41. 2009
    ..We compared the efficacy and tolerability of the aromatase inhibitor letrozole combined with norethisterone acetate versus norethisterone acetate alone in treating pain symptoms...
  34. pmc Female dyspareunia
    Liz Ryan
    Alec Turnbull Clinic, East Oxford Health Centre, Oxford OX4 1XD
    BMJ 328:1357. 2004
  35. ncbi Effects of pregnancy and childbirth on postpartum sexual function: a longitudinal prospective study
    Annamarie Connolly
    Division of Urogynecology Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, 27599 7570, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 16:263-7. 2005
    ..At similar postpartum timepoints, approximately 30 and 17% of women reported dyspareunia; less than 5% described the pain as major. At these times, 39, 60, and 61% of women reported orgasm...
  36. ncbi Use of a levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine device in the treatment of rectovaginal endometriosis
    L Fedele
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, Biology and Genetics, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Fertil Steril 75:485-8. 2001
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of a levonorgestrel-releasing IUD as therapy for endometriosis of the rectovaginal septum...
  37. pmc The community prevalence of chronic pelvic pain in women and associated illness behaviour
    K T Zondervan
    Department of Public Health, Institute of Health Sciences, University of Oxford
    Br J Gen Pract 51:541-7. 2001
    ..Chronic pelvic pain has often been described as a major women's health issue, but no information exists on the extent of the problem in the United Kingdom...
  38. ncbi Do alterations in vaginal dimensions after reconstructive pelvic surgeries affect the risk for dyspareunia?
    Yoram Abramov
    Division of Urogynecology and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery, Evanston Continence Center, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Ill, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 192:1573-7. 2005
    The purpose of this study was to determine whether changes in vaginal dimensions after transvaginal reconstructive pelvic surgeries affect the risk for postoperative dyspareunia.
  39. ncbi Letrozole and norethisterone acetate in colorectal endometriosis
    Simone Ferrero
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, San Martino Hospital and University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 150:199-202. 2010
    ..This study evaluates the efficacy of aromatase inhibitors and norethisterone acetate in treating pain and gastrointestinal symptoms caused by bowel endometriosis...
  40. ncbi Climacteric and menopause in seven South-east Asian countries
    M J Boulet
    International Health Foundation, Brussels, Belgium
    Maturitas 19:157-76. 1994
    ..400 women in each country were questioned about a number of climacteric complaints, incontinence and dyspareunia, consultation of a physician, menopausal status and several background characteristics...
  41. ncbi Chronic pelvic pain in the community--symptoms, investigations, and diagnoses
    K T Zondervan
    Department of Public Health, Institute of Health Sciences, Oxford, United Kingdom
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 184:1149-55. 2001
    OBJECTIVES: This study was undertaken to investigate the overlap between chronic pelvic pain, dysmenorrhea, dyspareunia, irritable bowel syndrome, and genitourinary symptoms in the community and also to examine associated investigations ..
  42. ncbi Total Prolift System surgery for treatment posthysterectomy vaginal vault prolapse--do we treat both anatomy and function?
    Tomasz Rechberger
    II Katedra i Klinika Ginekologii Uniwersytetu Medycznego w Lublinie
    Ginekol Pol 79:835-9. 2008
    ..To assess clinical efficacy of Total Prolift System surgery kit in the treatment of post hysterectomy vaginal vault prolapse...
  43. ncbi A cognitive-behavioral group program for women with vulvar vestibulitis syndrome (VVS): factors associated with treatment success
    Moniek M ter Kuile
    Department of Psychosomatic Gynecology and Sexology, Leiden University Medical Center, The Netherlands m m ter
    J Sex Marital Ther 32:199-213. 2006
    ..These findings are consistent with a cognitive-behavioral conceptualization of VVS...
  44. ncbi Assessing sexual function and dyspareunia with the Female Sexual Function Index (FSFI) in women with vulvodynia
    Robin M Masheb
    Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8098, USA
    J Sex Marital Ther 30:315-24. 2004
    ..Results highlight difficulties experienced across all domains of sexual function, particularly with regard to dyspareunia, for women with vulvodynia. Findings also support the internal consistency and discriminant validity of the FSFI...
  45. pmc Factors predisposing women to chronic pelvic pain: systematic review
    Pallavi Latthe
    Academic Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2TG
    BMJ 332:749-55. 2006
    ..Exposure to risk factors was compared between women with and without pelvic pain. Results were pooled within subgroups defined by type of pain and risk factors...
  46. ncbi 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...
  47. ncbi Evaluation and differential diagnosis of dyspareunia
    L J Heim
    USAF, Eglin Air Force Base, Florida 32542, USA
    Am Fam Physician 63:1535-44. 2001
    b>Dyspareunia is genital pain associated with sexual intercourse. Although this condition has historically been defined by psychologic theories, the current treatment approach favors an integrated pain model...
  48. ncbi Sexual dysfunction after trocar-guided transvaginal mesh repair of pelvic organ prolapse
    Daniel Altman
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Obstet Gynecol 113:127-33. 2009
    ..To estimate sexual dysfunction before and after trocar-guided transvaginal mesh surgery for pelvic organ prolapse...
  49. ncbi The effect of pain-related fear on sexual arousal in women with superficial dyspareunia
    Marieke Brauer
    Department of Psychosomatic Gynecology and Sexology, Leiden University Medical Center, Poortgebouw Zuid, Rijnsburgerweg 10, 2300, RC Leiden, The Netherlands
    Eur J Pain 11:788-98. 2007
    The role of pain-related fear in the etiology and/or maintenance of superficial dyspareunia is still unclear...
  50. ncbi Dyspareunia response in patients with interstitial cystitis treated with intravesical lidocaine, bicarbonate, and heparin
    Blayne K Welk
    Division of Urology, Providence Healthcare, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Urology 71:67-70. 2008
    To test the dyspareunia response of patients with interstitial cystitis/painful bladder syndrome treated with an intravesical therapeutic solution of lidocaine, heparin, and sodium bicarbonate.
  51. ncbi [Women's dyspareunia after childbirth: a case study in a hospital in Acapulco, Mexico]
    Elvia Solana-Arellano
    Centro de Investigacion de Enfermedades Tropicales, Universidad Autonoma de Guerrero, Acapulco, Guerrero, Mexico
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 23:44-51. 2008
    To identify the factors associated with dyspareunia, during the 60-180 days following childbirth, in women with a history of one or two childbirths.
  52. ncbi Prolapse repair by vaginal route using a new protected low-weight polypropylene mesh: 1-year functional and anatomical outcome in a prospective multicentre study
    Renaud de Tayrac
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Caremeau University Hospital, place du Professeur Robert Debré, 30029, Nimes, Cedex 9, France
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 18:251-6. 2007
    ..3%), six of them necessitated another procedure by simple excision. The rate of de novo dyspareunia was 12.8%. At follow-up, improvement of PFDI and PFIQ scores were highly significant (p<0.0001)...
  53. ncbi Does the Prolift system cause dyspareunia?
    Joye K Lowman
    Division of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 199:707.e1-6. 2008
    The purpose of this study was to determine the de novo dyspareunia rate with the Prolift procedure.
  54. ncbi When sex hurts: menopause-related dyspareunia. Vaginal dryness and atrophy can be treated
    Anne Katz
    CancerCare, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Am J Nurs 107:34-6, 39. 2007
  55. ncbi How could management of rectoceles be optimized?
    Judith T W Goh
    Department of Urogynaecology, Royal Women s Hospital and Department of Surgery, Colorectal Unit, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    ANZ J Surg 72:896-901. 2002
    ..There is, however, little data to suggest which is the most effective technique, or whether specific techniques are more appropriate in certain circumstances.7..
  56. ncbi Prevalence and incidence of prolonged and severe dyspareunia in women: results from a population study
    Ingela Danielsson
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Sundsvall Hospital, S 851 86 Sundsvall, Sweden
    Scand J Public Health 31:113-8. 2003
    ..aim of this study was to investigate the prevalence and incidence of prolonged (>/= 6 months) and severe dyspareunia in a non-patient population of women, and to explore the rate of recovery as well as the inclination to seek ..
  57. ncbi Male dyspareunia due to short frenulum: the suture-free, "pull and burn" method
    Kostis Gyftopoulos
    Department of Anatomy, University of Patras, School of Medicine, Rion, Greece
    J Sex Med 6:2611-4. 2009
    The presence of a short frenulum is a common cause for dyspareunia in males, often resulting in painful intercourse and trauma to the frenulum...
  58. 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
    ..12-week trial), surface electromyographic biofeedback (12-week trial), and vestibulectomy in the treatment of dyspareunia resulting from vulvar vestibulitis...
  59. ncbi Dyspareunia: a complex problem requiring a selective approach
    Mohammad Sami Walid
    Medical Center of Central Georgia, 840 Pine Street, Suite 880, Macon, GA 31201, USA
    Sex Health 6:250-3. 2009
    b>Dyspareunia frequently has a multifactorial aetiology...
  60. ncbi Quality of sex life in women with endometriosis and deep dyspareunia
    Simone Ferrero
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, San Martino Hospital, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    Fertil Steril 83:573-9. 2005
    To characterize sexual function among women with endometriosis and deep dyspareunia (DD).
  61. ncbi On categorization and quantification of women's sexual dysfunctions: an epidemiological approach
    K Oberg
    Department of Neuroscience, Rehabilitation Medicine and Sexology Unit, Neurocenter, University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
    Int J Impot Res 16:261-9. 2004
    ..More than one-third had dyspareunia, but few reported vaginism. Mild dysfunctions were clearly more common than manifest dysfunctions...
  62. ncbi Painful sexual intercourse caused by a disproportionately long penis: an historical note on a remarkable treatment devised by Guilhelmius Fabricius Hildanus (1560-1634)
    Erwin J O Kompanje
    Department of Intensive Care, Erasmus MC University Medical Center, P O Box 2040, 3000, CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Arch Sex Behav 35:603-5. 2006
    ..The woman described in this case report most likely suffered from positional deep dyspareunia. Hildanus invented in 1593 a remarkable made-to-measure device...
  63. doi Dyspareunia and mesh erosion after vaginal mesh placement with a kit procedure
    Sarah Hamilton Boyles
    Providence Women and Children s Health Research Center, Portland, Oregon, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 111:969-75. 2008
  64. ncbi Association between endometriosis stage, lesion type, patient characteristics and severity of pelvic pain symptoms: a multivariate analysis of over 1000 patients
    P Vercellini
    First Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Milano, Italy
    Hum Reprod 22:266-71. 2007
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  65. ncbi What can prevalence studies tell us about female sexual difficulty and dysfunction?
    Richard D Hayes
    Department of Psychiatry, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    J Sex Med 3:589-95. 2006
    ..Many recent studies have investigated the prevalence of female sexual difficulty/dysfunction...
  66. ncbi Deep dyspareunia and sex life after laparoscopic excision of endometriosis
    S Ferrero
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, San Martino Hospital, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    Hum Reprod 22:1142-8. 2007
    Among subjects with endometriosis and deep dyspareunia (DD), those with endometriosis of the uterosacral ligament (USLE) have the most severe impairment of sexual function...
  67. ncbi Dyspareunia and quality of sex life after laparoscopic excision of endometriosis and postoperative administration of triptorelin
    Simone Ferrero
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, San Martino Hospital, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    Fertil Steril 87:227-9. 2007
    ..effect of laparoscopic full excision of endometriosis combined with postoperative triptorelin treatment on deep dyspareunia (DD) and quality of sex life. One year after completing the postoperative treatment, 45...
  68. ncbi The prevalence of sexual dysfunction and potential risk factors that may impair sexual function in Malaysian women
    Hatta Sidi
    Department of Psychiatry, National University of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    J Sex Med 4:311-21. 2007
    ..Female sexual dysfunction (FSD) is a prevalent sexual health problem that does not spare the women in Malaysia, a nation with a conservative multiethnic society...
  69. pmc WHO systematic review of prevalence of chronic pelvic pain: a neglected reproductive health morbidity
    Pallavi Latthe
    Birmingham Women s Healthcare NHS Trust, Birmingham, UK
    BMC Public Health 6:177. 2006
    ..We systematically reviewed worldwide literature on the prevalence of different types of CPP to assess the geographical distribution of data, and to explore sources of variation in its estimates...
  70. ncbi Surgery for gastrointestinal endometriosis: indications and results
    P Houtmeyers
    Departments of Surgery, Ghent University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium
    Acta Chir Belg 106:413-6. 2006
    ..The purpose of our study was to report our experience with the diagnosis and treatment of bowel endometriosis...
  71. ncbi [Guidelines for the management of painful endometriosis]
    H Roman
    Clinica Obstetrică Ginecologie, CHU Charles Nicolle Rouen, Franta
    Chirurgia (Bucur) 103:265-74. 2008
    ..To establish guidelines for the medical and surgical management of painful endometriosis...
  72. ncbi Sexual dysfunctions: classifications and definitions
    Konstantinos Hatzimouratidis
    2nd Department of Urology and Center for Sexual and Reproductive Health, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    J Sex Med 4:241-50. 2007
    ....
  73. pmc Sexual dysfunction among female patients of reproductive age in a hospital setting in Nigeria
    Benjamin A Fajewonyomi
    Department of Community Health, Faculty of Clinical Sciences, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Nigeria
    J Health Popul Nutr 25:101-6. 2007
    ..3%), disorder of arousal (n=l 3; 5.4%), disorder of orgasm (n=154; 63.6%), and painful coitus (dyspareunia) (n=55; 22.7%). The peak age of sexual dysfunction was observed among the age-group of 26-30 years...
  74. ncbi Adenomyosis: prevalence, risk factors, symptoms and clinical findings
    O Yeniel
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ege University Faculty of Medicine, Izmir, Turkey
    Clin Exp Obstet Gynecol 34:163-7. 2007
    ..Epidemiological characteristics, predisposing risk factors, symptoms and clinical findings of adenomyosis were evaluated...
  75. ncbi Effective post-laparoscopic treatment of endometriosis with dydrogesterone
    Prakash Trivedi
    National Institute of Laser and Endoscopic Surgery, AAKAR IVF Centre, Mumbai, India
    Gynecol Endocrinol 23:73-6. 2007
    ..Pelvic pain, dysmenorrhea and dyspareunia improved significantly (p < 0.05) after the first cycle of treatment...
  76. 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...
  77. ncbi Evaluation of serum CA 125 levels in patients with pelvic pain related to endometriosis
    A Maiorana
    I II Units of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Civic Hospital, Via Carlo Goldoni 9 10, 90145 Palermo, Italy
    Int J Biol Markers 22:200-2. 2007
    ..We also investigated the relationship between serum CA 125 concentration and the intensity of dysmenorrhea and dyspareunia in the study group...
  78. ncbi Clinical pitfalls of pain recurrence in endometriosis arising in the posterior vaginal fornix
    Masahito Tachibana
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tohoku University School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    J Obstet Gynaecol Res 33:207-10. 2007
    Endometriotic nodules in the lower genital tract often cause dysmenorrhea and dyspareunia. We report here a case of posterior vaginal fornix endometriosis that was overlooked for several years...
  79. ncbi Hormonal suppression treatment or dietary therapy versus placebo in the control of painful symptoms after conservative surgery for endometriosis stage III-IV. A randomized comparative trial
    Francesco Sesti
    Endometriosis Center, Section of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Department of Surgery, Tor Vergata University Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Fertil Steril 88:1541-7. 2007
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness for the outcomes of endometriosis-related pain and quality of life of conservative surgery plus placebo compared with conservative surgery plus hormonal suppression treatment or dietary therapy...
  80. ncbi Effectiveness of hypnosis for the treatment of vulvar vestibulitis syndrome: a preliminary investigation
    Caroline Pukall
    Department of Psychology, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    J Sex Med 4:417-25. 2007
    ..Most treatments target the pain component with the assumption that sexual function will increase once the pain has decreased, yet this is not necessarily the case...
  81. ncbi Female sexual function and activity following cystectomy and continent urinary tract diversion for benign indications: a clinical pilot study and review of literature
    Henk Willem Elzevier
    Department of Urology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    J Sex Med 4:406-16. 2007
    ..There are limited data on female sexual function after cystectomy for benign indications...
  82. ncbi Prevalence and correlates of three types of pelvic pain in a nationally representative sample of Australian women
    Marian K Pitts
    Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Med J Aust 189:138-43. 2008
    To identify the prevalence and correlates of three types of pelvic pain (dysmenorrhoea, dyspareunia, and other chronic pelvic pain [CPP]) in a nationally representative sample of Australian women.
  83. ncbi [Guidelines for the management of painful endometriosis]
    H Roman
    Clinique Gynécologique et Obstétricale, CHU Charles Nicolle, 1, rue de Germont, 76031 Rouen Cedex, France
    J Gynecol Obstet Biol Reprod (Paris) 36:141-50. 2007
    ..To establish guidelines for the medical and surgical management of painful endometriosis...
  84. ncbi Sexual function and sexual distress in women with interstitial cystitis: a case-control study
    Kenneth M Peters
    Ministrelli Program for Urologic Research and Education, Department of Urology, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, Michigan 48073, USA
    Urology 70:543-7. 2007
    ..To evaluate female sexual dysfunction (FSD) in women with interstitial cystitis (IC) versus a control group. Specific areas of FSD in women with IC have not been reported...
  85. ncbi [Management of endometriosis: clinical and biological assessment]
    P Panel
    Service de Gynecologie Obstetrique, Centre Hospitalier de Versailles, Hopital Andre Mignot, 177, rue de Versailles, 78157 Le Chesnay, France
    J Gynecol Obstet Biol Reprod (Paris) 36:119-28. 2007
    No symptom is pathognomonic for endometriosis. Main symptoms are pain (chronic pelvic pain, dysmenorrhea, deep dyspareunia, pain on defecation, cyclic pain) and infertility (grade C)...
  86. pmc Predictors of genital pain in young women
    Melissa A Farmer
    Department of Psychology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Arch Sex Behav 36:831-43. 2007
    ..The evaluation of levels of genital pain may provide insight into the mechanisms underlying the impairment of sexual function, sexual behavior, and sexual satisfaction...
  87. ncbi Distress about sex: a national survey of women in heterosexual relationships
    John Bancroft
    The Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender, and Reproduction, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405 3700, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 32:193-208. 2003
    ..These findings are compared with those from other studies involving representative samples of women, and the conceptual issues involved in the use of terms such as "sexual problem" and "sexual dysfunction" are discussed...
  88. ncbi Correlations between extent and spread of adenomyosis and clinical symptoms
    Aref Sammour
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Department of Pathology, McGill University, Montreal, Que, Canada
    Gynecol Obstet Invest 54:213-6. 2002
    ..To correlate the histopathology of adenomyosis particularly the depth and spread of adenomyosis and symptomatology...
  89. ncbi Effectiveness of presacral neurectomy in women with severe dysmenorrhea caused by endometriosis who were treated with laparoscopic conservative surgery: a 1-year prospective randomized double-blind controlled trial
    Fulvio Zullo
    Departments Obstetrics and Gynecology, the University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro, The University of Rome, Catanzaro, Rome
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 189:5-10. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the effectiveness of presacral neurectomy in women with severe dysmenorrhea caused by endometriosis that was treated with conservative surgical intervention...
  90. ncbi 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
    ..women, matched on age, relationship status, and parity, were assigned to one of three groups: vaginismus, dyspareunia resulting from vulvar vestibulitis syndrome (VVS), and no pain with intercourse...
  91. ncbi Long-term effectiveness of presacral neurectomy for the treatment of severe dysmenorrhea due to endometriosis
    Fulvio Zullo
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Magna Graecia, Catanzaro, Italy
    J Am Assoc Gynecol Laparosc 11:23-8. 2004
    ..To assess the long-term effectiveness of presacral neurectomy (PSN) in women with severe dysmenorrhea due to endometriosis treated with conservative laparoscopic surgical intervention...
  92. ncbi A danazol-loaded intrauterine device decreases dysmenorrhea, pelvic pain, and dyspareunia associated with endometriosis
    Luigi Cobellis
    Fertil Steril 82:239-40. 2004
    ..Dysmenorrhea, dyspareunia, and pelvic pain significantly decreased after the first month, with a persistent effect during the 6 months of ..
  93. ncbi The menopause and sexual functioning: a review of the population-based studies
    Lorraine Dennerstein
    Department of Psychiatry, The University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Annu Rev Sex Res 14:64-82. 2003
    ..There was a significant increase in vaginal dryness and dyspareunia and women's reports of their partner's problems in sexual performance...
  94. ncbi Validation of a questionnaire for self-assessment of sexual function and vaginal changes after gynaecological cancer
    Pernille T Jensen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, H S Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Psychooncology 13:577-92. 2004
    ..The instrument consists of 20 core items, measuring sexual interest, lubrication, orgasm, dyspareunia, vaginal dimensions, intimacy, sexual problems of partner, sexual activity, sexual satisfaction, and body image...
  95. ncbi Add-back therapy in the treatment of endometriosis-associated pain
    Errico Zupi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tor Vergata University, Rome, Italy
    Fertil Steril 82:1303-8. 2004
    ..To determine the efficacy of GnRH analogue plus add-back therapy compared with GnRH analogue alone and estroprogestin in patients with relapse of endometriosis-associated pain...
  96. ncbi Abdominal wall endometriomas
    Ray G Blanco
    Department of Surgery, Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center, 1650 Selwyn Ave, 4th Floor, Suite 4F, Bronx, NY 10457, USA
    Am J Surg 185:596-8. 2003
    ..The diagnosis of abdominal wall endometriomas is often confused with other surgical conditions...
  97. ncbi Time elapsed from onset of symptoms to diagnosis of endometriosis in a cohort study of Brazilian women
    M S Arruda
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Campinas, Brazil
    Hum Reprod 18:756-9. 2003
    ..The study aim was to assess the time elapsed between onset of symptoms and diagnosis of endometriosis, and to identify the factors associated with diagnostic delay in a group of Brazilian women...
  98. ncbi Vaginal microbiological flora, and behavioural and clinical findings in women with vulvar pain
    K Tchoudomirova
    Department of Venerology, University Hospital, Bulgaria
    BJOG 108:451-5. 2001
    ..9%) had, on request, complaints of current burning and smarting vulvar pain and/or superficial dyspareunia (our definition of vulvar pain) while 917 women without such symptoms served as controls...
  99. ncbi Female genital mutilation and its psychosexual impact
    M H El-DeFrawi
    Psychiatry Department, Faculty of Medicine, Suez Canal University, Ismailia, Egypt
    J Sex Marital Ther 27:465-73. 2001
    ..However, other psychosexual problems, such as loss of interest in foreplay and dyspareunia, did not reach statistical significance...
  100. ncbi Cyproterone acetate versus a continuous monophasic oral contraceptive in the treatment of recurrent pelvic pain after conservative surgery for symptomatic endometriosis
    Paolo Vercellini
    Istituto Ostetrico e Ginecologico Luigi Mangiagalli, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Fertil Steril 77:52-61. 2002
    ..To evaluate the efficacy and safety of cyproterone acetate versus an oral contraceptive in the treatment of endometriosis-associated recurrent pelvic pain...
  101. ncbi Celiac disease as a cause of chronic pelvic pain, dysmenorrhea, and deep dyspareunia
    Maria Grazia Porpora
    Second Institute of Gynecology and Obstetrics, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Obstet Gynecol 99:937-9. 2002
    ..Celiac disease may be subclinical and difficult to diagnose in adults. It has been associated with infertility and miscarriage but rarely with other gynecologic symptoms...

Research Grants39

  1. Risk Factors for Endometriosis
    David Hunter; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Signs and symptoms include dysmenorrhea, dyspareunia, infertility, dysuria, and irritable bowel syndrome...
  2. A Novel Target for the Treatment of Endometriosis
    Paul D Crowe; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..provided by applicant): Endometriosis is a major cause of severe pelvic pain, pain during menstruation, dyspareunia and infertility in women of child-bearing age with an estimated $22 billion cost of diagnosis and treatment in ..
  3. Stress: Potential Impact on an Animal Model of Endometriosis
    Caroline B Appleyard; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..fibrosis, adhesions and ovarian cysts, which result in chronic pelvic pain, pain during intercourse (dyspareunia), painful periods (dysmenorrhea) and infertility...
  4. Vaginal microbiota, immune responses and vulvovaginal symptoms during menopause
    Rebecca M Brotman; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..of menopausal women report vulvovaginal symptoms including vaginal dryness, irritation, burning, itching, and dyspareunia, all of which severely affect quality of life...
  5. The effects of stress on the pathophysiology of endometriosis
    MARIELLY CUEVAS; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..fibrosis, adhesions and ovarian cysts, which result in chronic pelvic pain, pain during intercourse (dyspareunia), painful periods (dysmenorrhea) and infertility...
  6. Identifying therapeutic targets for vulvodynia
    Peter G Smith; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..its correlation to mechanical vestibular sensitivity, and determine if our model shows behavior consistent with dyspareunia. We will assess whether estrogen, which alters normal patterns of nociceptor innervation, also affects ..
  7. SNP Analysis of Endometriosis Candidate Genes
    Idhaliz Flores; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This condition is characterized by severe pelvic pain, dyspareunia, dysmenorrhea, and infertility...
  8. A Controlled Trial of Gabapentin in Vulvodynia: Biological Correlates of Response
    DAVID CHARLES FOSTER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..localized to the vulvar vestibule, pain with tampon insertion, and, when sexually active, insertional dyspareunia. Electronically entered daily diaries will be used to determine if pain is lower in PVD subjects when treated ..
  9. Comprehensive Evaluation of Prolapse Meshes by an Interdisciplinary Research Team
    Pamela A Moalli; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..morbidity including infection, mesh shrinkage, mesh erosion, mesh exposure, pelvic, rectal and bladder pain and dyspareunia. Such complications have become significant enough for the FDA to recently release a warning about mesh use, ..
  10. Refining Diagnostic Criteria of a Pain Disorder: Vulvar Vestibulitis Syndrome
    Denniz A Zolnoun; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..divergent group of women with the sole common feature of frustration with persistent vulvar pain and dyspareunia. Refinement of therapeutic interventions and insight into the underlying pathophysiology of VVS are critically ..
  11. Endogenous Hormones and Risk of Endometriosis
    Stacey Missmer; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Signs and symptoms include dysmenorrhea, dyspareunia, infertility, dysuria, and dyschezia...
  12. A prospective study of diet and endometriosis
    Stacey Missmer; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Signs and symptoms include dysmenorrhea, dyspareunia, infertility, dysuria, and dyschezia...
  13. REPRODUCTIVE/CONTRACEPTIVE RISK FACTORS & ENDOMETRIOSIS
    Victoria Holt; Fiscal Year: 2005
    Endometriosis affects 5-10% of reproductive-age women with chronic pelvic pain, dysmenorrhea, dyspareunia, and infertility...
  14. Sexual Functioning and QOL in Women with Cervical Cancer
    Diane Bodurka; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..To assess the entire range of sexual functioning (desire, arousal, orgasmic capacity, dyspareunia, and sexual satisfaction) over the course of treatment and early follow-up in patients with local and locally ..
  15. Living with Chronic Pelvic Pain: Personal/Social Impact
    Fran Strzempko; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Common symptoms include pelvic pain, and dyspareunia. Relationship and role disruptions in endometriosis are reported, but the woman and couple's symptom ..
  16. DOXYCYCLINE FOR BLEEDING IN PROGESTIN ONLY CONTRACEPTORS
    David Archer; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..If successful, DOX treatment could become an important adjuvant for treatment of this and possibly other inflammatory disorders effecting reproductive tract tissues. ..
  17. ITEM BANKING AND CAT FOR QUALITY OF LIFE OUTCOMES
    David Cella; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..We will also monitor treatment/management changes, and evaluate acceptability of computer assessments and the perceived benefits of the recommendations. ..
  18. VULVODYNIA PREVALENCE AND EFFICACY OF 4 INTERVENTIONS
    Gloria Bachmann; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Vulvar vestibulitis and dyspareunia are two common, although not well-understood clinical components or sub-types of vulvodynia...
  19. Vulvar Disease and Bladder and Bowel Symptoms
    Colleen Kennedy; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  20. COGNITIVE-BEHAVIORAL THERAPY FOR VULVODYNIA
    Robin Masheb; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Clinically, results from this study may provide a justified treatment option for women with vulvodynia. ..
  21. Female Pelvic Floor Disorders and Sexual Functions
    Victoria Handa; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This powerful combination will provide the candidate with the necessary skills and experience to become a successful, independently funded investigator. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  22. Acupuncture Treatment for Menopausal Hot Flashes
    Nancy Avis; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  23. CBT and Dieting: Effects on Psychopathology and Weight in BED
    Robin Masheb; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  24. Effects of Early Abuse on Adult Intimate Relationships
    Cindy M Meston; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The findings from this investigation will have implications for understanding both the psychological and physiological mechanisms that link CA with detrimental intimacy/relational factors in adulthood. ..
  25. PSYCHOBIOLOGY OF PTSD & ADVERSE OUTCOMES OF CHILDBEARING
    Julia Seng; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Findings from this study will provide a strong basis for future clinical research and an evidence base for potentially modifying maternity care practice guidelines to include care for PTSD. ..
  26. Translating an Efficaious HPV Vaccine into the Control of Cervical Cancer
    Sharon Bond; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  27. Developmental Psychopathology and Maternal Substance Use
    Sharon Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Mentors and consultants will provide expertise and oversight in all career development and research activities. ..
  28. CANCER CHEMOPREVENTION--ROLE OF INFECTION/IMMUNITY
    Charles Loprinzi; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  29. MARYLAND INTERSTITIAL CYSTITIS CLINICAL TRIALS GROUP
    John Warren; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..This group will bring to the IC CTG experienced, motivated, and dedicated investigators; a new cadre of IC patients; and a network of referring urologists/gynecologists to study management strategies for this distressing disease. ..
  30. MENTORING IN RESEARCH ON ENDOMETRIOSIS
    Ana Murphy; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Glycodelin may increase NK cell activity thus decreasing tumor growth. ..
  31. MACROPHAGES, OXIDATION, AND ENDOMETRIOSIS
    Ana Murphy; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..This project will also evaluate the efficacy of antioxidants to alter the levels of these markers. The program is supported by an administrative core and a tissue/cell culture core. ..
  32. A Case Control Study of Interstitial Cystitis
    John Warren; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..4) That patients with IC have remissions and that certain clinical features, e.g., bacterial cystitis at disease onset, are prognostic factors for remissions. ..
  33. Surveillance Strategies Following Treatment for CIN
    Joy Melnikow; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Alternative strategies for post-treatment surveillance will be evaluated. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  34. TAMOXIFEN & BREAST CANCER--ACCEPTANCE/COST EFFECTIVENESS
    Joy Melnikow; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  35. Genetics of Interstitial Cystitis
    John Warren; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The identification of alleles of susceptibility to IC may reveal clues to pathogenesis, clinical therapy, preventive strategy, and possibly gene therapies. ..
  36. Fragile X Premutations Among Women Diagnosed with Diminished Ovarian Reserve
    Lisa Pastore; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  37. Ginkgo Biloba: Antidepressant-Induced Sexual Dysfunction
    Cindy Meston; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..If effective, GBE could play a significant adjunctive role in the treatment of clinical depression and other psychological disorders commonly treated with antidepressant medications. ..
  38. PSYCHOLOGICAL INTERVENTION FOR WOMEN WITH BREAST CANCER
    BARBARA ANDERSEN; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  39. Acupuncture/Reproductive Hormones/Ovulation/Polycystic
    Lisa Pastore; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..g., normal insulin, smaller body mass index) are more responsive to acupuncture therapy. We will also compare enrollment strategies for population-based recruitment of women into an acupuncture clinical trial. [unreadable] [unreadable]..