The Female Genital Self-Image Scale (FGSIS): validation among a sample of female college students.

@article{DeMaria2012TheFG,
  title={The Female Genital Self-Image Scale (FGSIS): validation among a sample of female college students.},
  author={Andrea L. DeMaria and Ariane V Hollub and Debra Herbenick},
  journal={The journal of sexual medicine},
  year={2012},
  volume={9 3},
  pages={708-18}
}
INTRODUCTION Gynecological exams continue to be underused among young women, possibly due to a woman's genital self-image. AIMS The purpose of this study was to (i) examine college women's genital image using the Female Genital Self-Image Scale (FGSIS); (ii) assess the reliability, validity, and factor structure of data collected on the FGSIS; and (iii) examine the relationship between FGSIS scores and gynecological exam behaviors. METHOD Data were collected in November/December 2010 from… CONTINUE READING

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