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British Association of Dermatologists (London, England, UK)

Subject: Vulval Health Survey 2015

Status: This survey is now CLOSED. When we last checked it today, the survey page said to look out for the announcement of the result soon, so the VPS will be contacting the British Association of Dermatologists and an update will be posted here and on our front page as soon as we have any news.

(Correct as at 4 March 2015)

City, University of London (London, UK)

Subject: Experiences of psychological needs and support among women with vulvodynia

Status: This study is now CLOSED to new participants. Further news and updates about the study will be posted here when and if available.

(Correct as at 7 September 2017)

McTimoney chiropractors (Plymouth, Southampton, Worthing, Loughborough)

Subject: Pilot study to evaluate the benefits of McTimoney chiropractic technique in the treatment of unprovoked vulvodynia

Contacts:

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Contact nameLocationTelephoneEmail
Robyn Lopes Plymouth 01752 407531
Penny Nelmes Southampton 02380 667205
Madeleine Brzeski Worthing 01903 217160 thebrzeskiclinic.org
Tana Williams Loughborough 07766 510859

News:  This pilot study is now closed to new participants. The resuilts of the study have now been written up and submitted for publication. Details of the outcome, with relevant links to publications where possible, will be posted here as soon as these become available; however, we can say at this early stage that preliminary findings are looking favourable. Many thanks to everyone who has taken part in the study.

(Correct as at 29 January 2013)  

Queen's University (Kingston, Ontario, Canada)

Subject: Study on pain, relationship, sexual and psychological function among women with vulvodynia

Contact: Caroline Pukall, PhD, tel (+1) 613-533-3200, or at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

News: The results of this study are in the process of being written up and submitted for publication. As soon as the results have been published, a synopsis of them will be posted on this page.

(Correct as at 29 January 2013)

Queen's University (Kingston, Ontario, Canada)

Subject: Online study examining women's experiences with gynecological examinations

Status: Please note that this study is now CLOSED to new participants. The results of the study are in the process of being written up and submitted for publication. As soon as the results have been published, a synopsis of them will be posted on this page.

(Correct as at 29 January 2013)

Queen's University (Kingston, Ontario, Canada)

Subject: Online questionnaire study on pain characteristics of women with vulvar, pelvic, and/or bladder pain

Status: Please note that this study is now CLOSED to new participants. The results of the study are in the process of being written up and submitted for publication. As soon as the results have been published, a synopsis of them will be posted on this page.

(Correct as at 29 January 2013)

Queen's University (Kingston, Ontario, Canada)

Subject: Online study examining health care experiences in women with vulvar pain

Status: Please note that this study is now CLOSED to new participants. Further news and updates on the progress of the study will be posted here as soon as these become available. 

(Correct as at 22 January 2015)

Université de Montréal (Montréal, Québec, Canada)

Subject:  The impact of relationship variables on vulvo-vaginal pain and psychosexual functioning in afflicted women and their partners

Contact: Mylène Desrosiers, tel (+1) 514-343-6111 ext 47688, or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

News:  Recruitment for this study has now ended, but the researchers have advised us of several other papers which address the subject of the study. You can read the PubMed abstracts for these by following the links in the list of references for this study.

(Correct as at 31 March 2014)