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Psychologic vaginismus

Known as: Functional vaginismus, Psychogenic Vaginismus, vaginismus 
Involuntary spasm of the outer muscles of the vagina during penetration that results from a psychological cause.
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Review
2011
Review
2011
INTRODUCTION Relatively strong adherence to conservative values and/or relatively strict sex-related moral standards logically… Expand
Review
2010
Review
2010
  • Y. Binik
  • Archives of sexual behavior
  • 2010
  • Corpus ID: 32283419
Vaginal spasm has been considered the defining diagnostic characteristic of vaginismus for approximately 150 years. This… Expand
Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) seems an effective treatment of lifelong vaginismus, but mechanisms of action have not yet… Expand
Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Women with lifelong vaginismus (N=117) were randomly assigned to cognitive-behavioral group therapy, cognitive-behavioral… Expand
Review
2004
Review
2004
INTRODUCTION Existing definitions of women's sexual disorders are based mainly on genitally focused events in a linear sequence… Expand
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Review
2002
Review
2002
This report is based on a survey (performed 1996) of sex life in a nationally representative sample of Swedish women (n=1335) and… Expand
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Review
2000
Review
2000
PURPOSE Female sexual dysfunction is highly prevalent but not well defined or understood. We evaluated and revised existing… Expand
Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
The purpose of this exploratory study was to identify clinical similarities and differences in patients with vaginismus and… Expand
Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
  • S. Barni, R. Mondin
  • Annals of oncology : official journal of the…
  • 1997
  • Corpus ID: 40552201
BACKGROUND This study examined the impact of breast cancer therapy on women's sexuality. PATIENTS AND METHODS A questionnaire… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Dyspareunia is a common complaint in general gynecological practice. Many patients with dyspareunia suffer from vulvar… Expand