J Sex Med 2020 05 22;17(5):964-974. Epub 2020 Feb 22.
Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Altinbas University, Medical Faculty, Istanbul, Turkey.
Background: Investigation of vaginal penetration cognitions and metacognitive beliefs in genito-pelvic pain and penetration disorder (GPPPD) could be important for understanding the underlying mechanisms of sexual disorders.
Aim: The aim of this study was to compare healthy controls and GPPPD women for vaginal penetration cognitions and metacognitions.
Methods: Outpatients with GPPPD (n = 135) and healthy controls (n = 136) were evaluated with Sociodemographic Data Form, Structured Clinical Interview for Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders IV (SCID-I), SCID nonpatient version, Golombok-Rust Inventory of Sexual Satisfaction Female Form (GRISS), Vaginal Penetration Cognition Questionnaire, Metacognitions Questionnaire (MQ), Hamilton Anxiety Rating Scale (HAM-A), SCID and Hamilton Depression Rating Scale (HAM-D). Read More