Emetophobia symptoms & experience

Emetophobia symptoms & experience Put simply Emetophobia is the fear of vomiting. Beyond this it is loosely defined. Currently, it is covered by the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM), the so called ‘bible of psychiatric disorders’ as a specific phobia, sub...

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Vomiting phobia – Emetophobia

Emetophobia is a forgotten condition which has not received the attention it deserves. In this series of blogs, we are going to look at what the worlds of psychology and medicine do currently know about emetophobia; what the symptoms are, what the causes might be and how it can be treated.

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Vaginismus References

What is vaginismus? What are the causes of vaginismus ? How can you treat vagnisimus? References   Agnew M.D. (1959). "Surgery in the Alleviation of Dyspareunia". British Medical Journal 1 (5136): 1510–2. Al-Sughayir, M. A. (2005). Vaginismus treatment. Hypnotherapy...

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What is Vaginisimus ?

What is vaginismus? Vaginismus is ‘persistent or recurrent difficulties of the woman to allow vaginal entry of a penis, a finger, and or any object, despite the woman’s expressed wish to do so.’ (Basson et al 2004) This tightness is usually caused by a tensing of the...

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Vaginismus treatment options

Vaginismus treatment options You may already know what vaginismus is, and regardless of whatever the causes of vaginismus there are a number of vaginsimus treatment options. In this blog we explore some of the most well known and most easily accessible. Vaginismus...

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