Research Study

Psychological Intervention for Women with Intimacy Concerns
Principal Investigator 
Lori Brotto

Overview

Body Locations and Systems 
Sexual Problems in Women
Status 
Recruiting
Study Start/End 
Aug 12, 2012 to Dec 1, 2020
Locations 
Diamond Health Care Centre, Vancouver General Hospital
Name/Title 
Faith Jabs, Research Assistant
Phone 
604-875-4111 ext.63994
Email Address 
faith.jabs@vch.ca
Purpose of Study 

Researchers at VGH and UBC are investigating the efficacy of two types of group therapy for women with sexual desire and/or arousal difficulties, both of which involve 8 sessions of discussion and education about sexuality: Mindfulness-Based Therapy ("MIND") and Sex Therapy, Education, and Support ("STEP"). You will be randomly assigned to particpate in one type of therapy, and complete assessments before and after treatment.

Recruitment poster

Eligibility 

Inclusion Criteria:

  • You are a woman betweent the ages of 19 and 65
  • You experience sexual desire and/or arousal difficulties
  • You are able to particpate in 8 weekly group sessions and complete daily homework between sessions
Disclaimer 

Study Coordinators and Research Nurses cannot give medical advice over the phone. Telephone numbers and email addresses are provided for obtaining additional information on specific clinical research trials only. If you have specific questions which require clinical expertise, please call your primary care physician.