Personality traits associated with perception of noxious stimuli in women with vulvar vestibulitis syndrome.

@article{Granot2005PersonalityTA,
  title={Personality traits associated with perception of noxious stimuli in women with vulvar vestibulitis syndrome.},
  author={Michal Granot},
  journal={The journal of pain : official journal of the American Pain Society},
  year={2005},
  volume={6 3},
  pages={
          168-73
        }
}
Vulvar vestibulitis syndrome (VVS) is associated with enhanced pain sensitivity. The present study explores the role of personality on the perception of noxious stimuli among women with VVS. More specifically, the aim of the study was to explore whether the personality traits assessed by Cloninger's Tridimensional Personality Questionnaire (TPQ) (harm avoidance [HA], novelty seeking [NS], and reward dependence [RD]) are associated with the augmented pain perception in women with VVS… CONTINUE READING

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