Published in Women's Health Weekly, July 26th, 1999
R. Bodden-Heidrich, of Heinrich Heine University, Germany, and associates evaluated the psychosomatic aspects of both conditions in 97 CPPS patients and 67 VD patients. A control group consisted of 34 healthy women. The researchers included 142 inpatients, as well (36 VD and 106 CPPS) ("Psychosomatic Aspects of Vulvodynia. Comparison with the Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome," Journal of Reproductive Medicine, May 1999;44(5):411-416).
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