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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2010
2010
INTRODUCTION Previous research suggests that anxiety may play a large role in the symptoms of vaginismus. AIM We aimed to (i… (More)
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2010
2010
INTRODUCTION The difficulty of penetration experienced in vaginismus and dyspareunia may at least partly be due to a disgust… (More)
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Review
2009
Review
2009
points The conditions of vaginismus, vestibulodynia, and dyspareunia overlap Diagnosis of vaginismus is based on a full… (More)
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2009
2009
Vaginismus is the recurrent or persistent involuntary contraction of the perineal muscles surrounding the vagina when penile… (More)
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2005
2005
OBJECTIVES To report 12 cases of vaginismus that were successfully treated with functional electrical stimulation (FES… (More)
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2001
2001
This study investigates the mechanism underlying vaginismus, which may be part of a general defense mechanism. Exposure to a… (More)
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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… (More)
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2000
2000
In view of the long-term therapy necessary to cure vaginismus and specially persistent cases, we considered using botulin toxin… (More)
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1997
1997
BACKGROUND This study examined the impact of breast cancer therapy on women's sexuality. PATIENTS AND METHODS A questionnaire… (More)
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1994
1994
Dyspareunia is a common complaint in general gynecological practice. Many patients with dyspareunia suffer from vulvar… (More)
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