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Partner behavioral responses to pain mediate the relationship between partner pain cognitions and pain outcomes in women with provoked vestibulodynia
Partner behavioral responses to pain can have a significant impact on patient pain and depression, but little is known about why partners respond in specific ways. Using a cognitive-behavioral model, the present study ...
A prospective two-year examination of cognitive and behavioral correlates of provoked vestibulodynia outcomes
Background: Provoked vestibulodynia (PVD) is a common genital pain disorder in women that is associated with sexual dysfunction and lowered sexual satisfaction. A potentially applicable cognitive-behavioral model of chronic ...
Relationship satisfaction moderates the associations between male partner responses and depression in women with vulvodynia : a dyadic daily experience study
Vulvodynia is a prevalent vulvovaginal pain condition that interferes with women’s psychological health. Given the central role of sexuality and relationships in vulvodynia, relationship satisfaction may be an important ...
Intimacy, sexual satisfaction and sexual distress in vulvodynia couples : an observational study
Objective. Vulvodynia is a prevalent idiopathic pain condition with deleterious consequences for the sexuality of affected women and their spouses. Intimacy has been identified as a facilitator of adjustment to health ...
Impact of male partner responses on sexual function in women with vulvodynia and their partners: a dyadic daily experience study
Objective: There is a paucity of research investigating the role of interpersonal variables in vulvodynia—a prevalent, chronic, vulvo-vaginal pain condition that negatively affects many aspects of women’s sexual health, ...