RTE Brainstorm Article – What’s the impact of vaginismus on Irish relationships?

RTE Brainstorm Article – What’s the impact of vaginismus on Irish relationships?

RTE Brainstorm have published an article on the DCU Study of Vaginismus in Ireland focusing on how relationships are affected.

The inability to have a sexual relationship has a profound impact on how the woman feels about herself, on her partner and on their relationship.

What's the impact of vaginismus on Irish relationships?

The current DCU study, which is being carried out in conjunction with Dr. Rosaleen McElvaney and Dr. Rita Glover, is seeking to start a conversation about vaginismus in Ireland. Maria McEvoy is currently looking to interview couples who have experienced vaginismus. The study has been approved by the DCU Ethics Committee and all information will be held in the strictest confidence and all identifying information will be completely removed.

Contact Maria McEvoy at: www.vaginismusresearchireland.com email: maria.mcevoy26@mail.dcu.ie or telephone: 087 401 9690

You can also follow Maria and the research project on Twitter @IrishVaginismus

We Need to Talk About Vaginismus: Article by Dee O’Keefe for the Herald 29.08.18

We Need to Talk About Vaginismus: Article by Dee O’Keefe for the Herald 29.08.18

The Dublin City University study of vaginismus in Ireland, lead by researcher Maria McEvoy, was reviewed by journalist Dee O’Keefe for the Herald Health Supplement on 29th August 2018.  This is the first known study in thirty years on the island of Ireland about vaginismus.  Vaginismus affects the lives of many women and couples and yet very little information is available about vaginismus.  This article contains information about vaginismus, the DCU study and how to get involved in the conversation.

The article was also carried on the Independent.ie ‘Life Health Features’ section with the title “Vaginismus: The second most prevalent female sexual difficulty presenting at clinics“. Click here to read this article online

 

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The current DCU study, which is being carried out in conjunction with Dr. Rosaleen McElvaney and Dr. Rita Glover, is seeking to start a conversation about vaginismus in Ireland. Maria McEvoy is currently looking to interview couples who have experienced vaginismus. The study has been approved by the DCU Ethics Committee and all information will be held in the strictest confidence and all identifying information will be completely removed.

Contact Maria McEvoy at: www.vaginismusresearchireland.com email: maria.mcevoy26@mail.dcu.ie or telephone: 087 401 9690

You can also follow Maria and the research project on Twitter @IrishVaginismus