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Queen's University

Sexual Health Research Laboratory
Useful Web Links

Pelvic Health Solutions
Their Mission is to provide evidence-based information to patients and health care practitioners for managing pelvic health concerns including pelvic pain, incontinence, constipation and prolapse.

Canadian Foundation for Women’s Health

This page of the Canadian Foundation for Women’s Health focuses on Vulvodynia and their Vulvodynia Awareness Campaign.

Sex Information and Education Council of Canada (SIECCAN) website:

Go Ask Alice! is a health question and answer internet service produced by Alice!, Columbia University’s Health Education Program. Its mission is to increase access to, and use of, health information by providing factual, in-depth, straight-forward, and nonjudgmental information to assist readers’ decision-making about their physical, sexual, emotional, and spiritual health:

A place for people to post about health-related issues and experiences:

Canadian website devoted to sexuality education and information and administered by the Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists of Canada:

There is a section on “what is vulvodynia”:

A website dedicated to vulvodynia:

The International Society for the Study of Vulvovaginal Disease (ISSVD) website:

National Vulvodynia Association website:

A discussion group for general vulvar problems:  

Groupe Elva: l’Association officielle pour les femmes atteintes de maladies vulvo-vaginales (site en français):

International Academy of Sex Research (IASR) website:

International Society for the Study of Women’s Sexual Health (ISSWSH) website:

Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality (SSSS):

Society for Sex Therapy and Research (SSTAR) website:

National Headache Foundation website:

International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP)website:

Specifically, this website provides a list for the general public of organizations that focus on conditions that involve pain. This list can be accessed by clicking the resources link at the top of the IASP homepage.

The College of Psychologists of Ontario (CPO) website:

This website provides information on psychological services in Ontario, and allows you to search for psychologists and specific providers of such services.

The Canadian Psychological Association (CPA) website:

This website provides general information on psychology in Canada. It also provides specific information for the general public on various mental and physical health conditions. 

American Psychological Association (APA) website:

This website provides general information on psychology in North America.  

Canadian Pain Coalitionwebsite:

See their Pain Resource Center, which includes a section on vulvodynia/pudendal neuralgia here:

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