Female Sexual Pain Disorders: Evaluation and Management

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Andrew T. Goldstein, Caroline Pukall, Irwin Goldstein
John Wiley & Sons, Sep 23, 2011 - Medical - 288 pages
First book devoted to the diagnosis and treatment of sexual pain in women


Female Sexual Pain Disorders is a remarkable fusion of clinical and scientific knowledge that will empower women’s healthcare professionals to help their patients in overcoming this common debilitating disorder.


Based on the highest level research, it provides state-of-the-art practical guidance that will help you to:


  • Evaluate and distinguish the causes of sexual pain in women
  • Differentiate the many forms of sexual pain
  • Implement multidisciplinary treatments


Distilling the experience of world leaders across many clinical, therapeutic and scientific disciplines, with an array of algorithms and diagnostic tools, Female Sexual Pain Disorders is your ideal companion for treating the many millions of women who suffer from this disorder worldwide.


All proceeds from this book are being donated to the International Society for the Study of Women’s Sexual Health (ISSWSH).

 

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Contents

Medical History Physical Examination
10
Physical Therapy Evaluation of Dyspareunia
13
The Role of Vulvoscopy in the Evaluation
21
Provoked Vestibulodynia
24
Hidradenitis Suppurativa
5
Sexually Transmitted Infections STIsI
18
Generalized Vulvodynia
32
Physical Therapy Treatment of Pelvic Floor
17
Pelvic Organ Prolapse and Sexual Pain
22
CognitiveBehavioral Physical Therapy
23
Topical and Iniectable Therapies for Vulvar Pain
24
Surgical Therapy An Effective Treatment
25
Vulvar Pain The Neurologists View
26
Hormonal Factors in Womens Sexual Pain
28
Lieomyomas and Adnexal Masses Are They
29
Animal Models of Dyspareunia
30

Interstitial Cystitis and Dyspareunia
10
Noninfectious Vaginitis and Vulvitis
4
Noninfectious Vaginitis
8
Pudendal Neuralgia
17
Congenital Anomalies of the Female Genital
18
Endometriosis
19
Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
20
Dyspareunia and Irritable Bowel Syndrome IBS
21
Psychological and Relational Aspects
38
Sexual Pain and Cancer
53
Vaginismus Evaluation and Management
58
Practical Aspects of Establishing a Sexual Pain
65
The Power of Patient Advocacy
74
Conclusion
90
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Dr. Andrew T. Goldstein is Director for the Centers for Vulvovaginal Disorders, is a member of the faculty of the Division of Gynecologic Specialties at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and is regarded as one of the worlds leading authorities of sexual pain disorders and diseases of the vulva.

Dr. Caroline F. Pukall is Assistant Professor of Psychology at Queen’s University and a leading expert in the assessment and psychological and alternative treatment options for sexual pain.

Dr. Irwin Goldstein, Editor-in-Chief of The Journal of Sexual Medicine, Director of Sexual Medicine at Alvarado Hospital and Clinical Professor of Surgery at University of California at San Diego, is a world leader in female sexual function and dysfunction and founder and secretary of the International Society for the Study of Women’s Sexual Health.

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