This randomized trial, nicknamed the COMFORT (Cognitive therapy or Mindfulness FOR Treatment of pvd) study, will compare the effects of an 8-session group Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) to an 8-session group Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) for women with provoked vestibulodynia (PVD). Women with PVD will be randomly assigned to attend either eight sessions of group MBCT or CBT. Each session is 2.25 hours long and spaced 1 week apart. The purpose of this study is to determine whether the 8-session MBCT intervention for PVD is more efficacious than an 8-session CBT intervention for decreasing women's pain intensity, sexual distress, catastrophizing and hypervigilance towards pain
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