Genito-pelvic pain and penetration disorder



Genito-pelvic pain and penetration disorder

Psychological disorders

Bipolar and related disorders

Bipolar disorder

Feeding and eating disorders

Anorexia nervosa

Bulimia nervosa

Medication-induced movement disorders and other adverse effects of medication

Neuroleptic malignant syndrome

Serotonin syndrome

Somatic symptom and related disorders

Factitious disorder

Somatic symptom disorder

Trauma and stressor-related disorders; Abuse

Physical and sexual abuse

Post-traumatic stress disorder

High Yield Notes

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Genito-pelvic pain and penetration disorder (GPPPD) is a condition that is characterized by difficult sexual intercourse, vulvovaginal and pelvic pain, and anticipatory fear during vaginal penetration. It can cause great distress and difficulty with sexual activity, and its symptoms include pain during sex, difficulties with vaginal penile insertion, and a general feeling of discomfort in the genital area. There is no definitive cause of GPPPD can be caused by a combination of physical, emotional, and psychological factors.


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