A Systematic Review on Post Vaginismus and CBT Therapy


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https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.12518648

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vaginismus, cognitive behavioral therapy, genital pelvic pain/penetration dysfunction

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The purpose of this systematic review study is to examine the use of CBT therapy in individuals experiencing vaginismus disorder. In this study, the systematic review method was used and no field study or any scale was used. Experimental studies and randomized controlled studies, published in Turkish and English in Google Scholar databases between 2016 and 2021, and whose abstracts or full text can be accessed with the relevant keywords, are interpreted. This compilation study was carried out in two stages: February 2024 and May, 2024. As a result of the screening, 6 studies were considered. All studies discussed is randomized controlled studies. As a result of this study, it is seen that cognitive behavioral therapy is largely effective in vaginismus patients. The findings of this review suggest that cognitive behavioral therapy may be helpful in providing long-term lifestyle and behavioral changes, and cognitive behavioral therapy has been shown to be a therapy method that accelerates recovery and is an effective method in terms of achieving results in a short time.

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2024-06-24

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KAHILOĞULLARI, S., & KARAAZİZ, M. (2024). A Systematic Review on Post Vaginismus and CBT Therapy. ISPEC International Journal of Social Sciences & Humanities, 8(2), 215–223. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.12518648

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