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CASE REPORT

Primary Vaginismus and Associated Phobia: Successful Treatment with Behavior Therapy

Vinita Singh, Susanta Kumar Padhy, Manoj Kumar Sahoo, Harshita Biswas

Citation Information : Singh V, Padhy SK, Sahoo MK, Biswas H. Primary Vaginismus and Associated Phobia: Successful Treatment with Behavior Therapy. J Postgrad Med Edu Res 2014; 48 (3):151-153.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10028-1121

Published Online: 01-09-2014

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2014; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Objectives

To report two cases of primary vaginismus with associated phobia, successfully treated with behavior therapy.

Results

In our two reports, we describe the successful treatment of vaginismus with associated phobias using behavioral therapy. The behavioral approach involved psycho education, graded exposure, relaxation therapy and systematic desensitization.

Conclusion

The report demonstrates a successful approach toward managing vaginismus and associated phobias in a clinical setting.

How to cite this article

Sahoo MK, Biswas H, Singh V, Padhy SK. Primary Vaginismus and Associated Phobia: Successful Treatment with Behavior Therapy. J Postgrad Med Edu Res 2014;48(3):151-153.


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