1. Genital sensations in persistent genital arousal disorder: A case for an overarching nosology of genitopelvic dysesthesias? [ABSTRACT]

  2. Sexuality and personality correlates of willingness to participate in sex research. [ABSTRACT]

  3. Descriptors of vulvodynia: A multi-societal consensus (International Society for the Study of Vulvovaginal Disease. [ABSTRACT]

  4. Effects of individual difference variables, gender, and exclusivity of sexual attraction on volunteer bias in sexuality research. [ABSTRACT]

  5. Exploring comfort levels and the role of compensation in sexual psychophysiology study participation. [ABSTRACT]

  6. Communication patterns in women with provoked vestibulodynia and their partners. [ABSTRACT]

  7. Sexual health-related training of Canadian midwives and association with practice outcomes. [ABSTRACT]

  8. Concurrent measurement of genital blood flow and lubrication during sexual arousal. [ABSTRACT]

  9. The clinical utility of the Vulvar Pain Assessment Questionnaire (VPAQ): A pilot study. [ABSTRACT]

  10. Laser Doppler imaging as a measure of female sexual arousal: Further validation and methodological considerations [ABSTRACT]

  11. A comparison of medical comorbidities, psychosocial, and sexual well-being experiencing persistent genital arousal symptoms and a control group.

  12. Picking up good vibrations: Discrepant vibrator use, sexual functioning, and sexual well-being in women with male partners. [ABSTRACT]


  1. Concurrent assessment of penile blood flow and circumference as indicators of male sexual arousal. [ABSTRACT]

  2. Pain processing in the human brainstem and spinal cord before, during, and after the application of noxious heat stimuli. [ABSTRACT]

  3. Support processes in same-sex and mixed-sex relationships: Type and source matters. Personal Relationships. [ABSTRACT]

  4. Are Ontario midwives prepared to respond to their clients’ sexual concerns? A survey of attitudes, perceived training, knowledge, and comfort.  [ABSTRACT]

  5. Not all orgasms were created equal: Differences in frequency and satisfaction of orgasm experiences by sexual activity in same-sex vs. mixed-sex relationships. [ABSTRACT]

  6. The SexFlex Scale: A measure of sexual script flexibility when approaching sexual problems in a relationship. [ABSTRACT]

  7. Attitude towards one’s circumcision status is more important than actual circumcision status for men’s body image and sexual functioning. [ABSTRACT]

  8. An online, cross-sectional comparison of women with symptoms of persistent genital arousal, painful persistent genital arousal, and chronic vulvar pain. [ABSTRACT]

  9. Perceptions of the effects of childbirth on sexuality among nulliparous individuals. [ABSTRACT]

  10. Relationship between 3D perineal ultrasound imaging and digital intra-vaginal palpation assessments of the pelvic floor muscles in women with and without provoked vestibulodynia. [ABSTRACT]

  11. Sexual problems and sexual scripts: Overview and future directions for bisexual-identified individuals. [ABSTRACT


  1. Symptom characteristics and medical history of an online sample of women who experience symptoms of persistent genital arousal. [ABSTRACT]

  2. Provoked vestibulodynia: A comparative examination of mental health, sleep, sexual functioning, and relationship adjustment. [ABSTRACT]

  3. Vulvodynia attitudes in a sample of Canadian post-graduate trainees. [ABSTRACT]

  4. The Vulvar Pain Assessment Questionnaire: Factor structure, preliminary norms, internal consistency, and test-retest reliability. [ABSTRACT]

  5. Recommendations for self-report outcome measures in vulvodynia clinical trials. [ABSTRACT]

  6. Clinical profile of persistent genito-pelvic postpartum pain. [ABSTRACT]

  7. Self-reported neuropathic pain characteristics of women with provoked vulvar pain: A preliminary investigation. [ABSTRACT]

  8. Provoked vestibulodynia: Diagnosis, self-reported pain, and presentation during gynecological examinations. [ABSTRACT]

  9. Effects of genital response measurement device and stimulus characteristics on sexual concordance in women. [ABSTRACT]


  1. Continuous descending modulation of the spinal cord revealed by functional MRI. [ABSTRACT]

  2. Non-medical, medical, and surgical approaches for the treatment of provoked vestibulodynia: A review. [ABSTRACT]

  3. The Vulvar Pain Assessment Questionnaire inventory. [ABSTRACT]

  4. Persistent genital arousal disorder: A review of its origins, impact, and treatment. [ABSTRACT]

  5. For new mothers, the relationship matters: Relationship characteristics and postpartum sexuality. [ABSTRACT]

  6. Provoked vestibulodynia: Does pain intensity correlate with sexual dysfunction and dissatisfaction? [ABSTRACT]

  7. Differences in pelvic morphometry between women with and without provoked vestibulodynia: A case-control study. [ABSTRACT]

  8. 2015 ISSVD, ISSWSH, and IPPS Consensus Terminology and Classification of Persistent Vulvar Pain and Vulvodynia. [ABSTRACT]

  9. fMRI of spinal and supra-spinal correlates of temporal pain summation in fibromyalgia patients. [ABSTRACT]

  10. Examining penile sensitivity in neonatally circumcised and intact men using quantitative sensory testing. [ABSTRACT]

  11. Women in “sexual” pain: Exploring the manifestations of vulvodynia. [ABSTRACT]

  12. Vulvodynia: Assessment and treatment. [ABSTRACT]

  13. Comparing the prevalence, risk factors, and repercussions of postpartum genito-pelvic pain and dyspareunia. [ABSTRACT]

  14. Vulvodynia: Definition, Prevalence, Impact, and Pathophysiological Factors.[ABSTRACT]

  15. Differences in the biometry of the levator hiatus at rest, during contraction, and during Valsalva maneuver between women with and without provoked vestibulodynia assessed by transperineal ultrasound imaging. [ABSTRACT]

  16. The effects of cognitive-behavioral therapy and physical therapy for provoked vestibulodynia: A randomized pilot study. [ABSTRACT]

  17. Primary and secondary provoked vestibulodynia: A review of overlapping and distinct factors. [ABSTRACT]


  1. Neural correlates of temporal summation of second pain in the human brainstem and spinal cord. [ABSTRACT]

  2. Family matters, but sometimes chosen family matters more: Perceived social network influence in the dating decisions of same- and mixed-sex couples. [ABSTRACT]

  3. Cognitive, psychophysical, and neural correlates of vulvar pain in primary and secondary provoked vestibulodynia: A pilot study. [ABSTRACT]

  4. You either have it or you don’t: The impact of male circumcision status on sexual partners. [ABSTRACT]

  5. The differential associations of communication and love in heterosexual, lesbian, and bisexual women’s perceptions and experiences of chronic vulvar and pelvic pain. [ABSTRACT]

  6. Go long! Predictors of positive relationship outcomes for those in long distance dating relationships. [ABSTRACT]

  7. Reply by authors regarding letters re: Examining penile sensitivity in neonatally circumcised and intact men using quantitative sensory testing. [ABSTRACT]

  8. Pelvic examination experiences in women with and without chronic pain during intercourse. [ABSTRACT]

  9. A review of the current state of the male circumcision literature. [ABSTRACT]

  10. Can less be more? Comparing duration vs. frequency of sexual encounters in same-sex and mixed-sex relationships. [ABSTRACT]

  11. Somewhere under the rainbow: Exploring the identities and experiences of trans persons. [ABSTRACT]

  12. Sexual and relationship functioning and the relational impact of vulvar pain in male partners of women with provoked vulvar pain. [ABSTRACT]

  13. New Developments in the Pathophysiology of Genital Pain: Role of Central Sensitization. [ABSTRACT]

  14. Sexual and relationship satisfaction and vestibular pain sensitivity among women with provoked vestibulodynia. [ABSTRACT]

  15. Sexual arousal in women with provoked vestibulodynia: The application of laser Doppler imaging to sexual pain. [ABSTRACT]