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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.
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
INTRODUCTION The difficulty of penetration experienced in vaginismus and dyspareunia may at least partly be due to a disgust… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Vaginismus is commonly described as a persistent difficulty in allowing vaginal entry of a penis or other object. Lifelong… Expand
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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
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Women with lifelong vaginismus (N=117) were randomly assigned to cognitive-behavioral group therapy, cognitive-behavioral… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Vaginismus and dyspareunia have been typically classified as sexual dysfunctions. In practice and research, this… 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
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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
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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
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