Psychometric properties for instruments used to measure Core outcomes for provoked vestibulodynia

SBU have in a previous project developed a Core Outcome Set to be used in provoked vestibulodynia research. This is a continuation on that project where we investigate the psychometric properties for instruments that can be used when measuring the selected outcomes.

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SBU Policy support

identifies and presents available scientific evidence to support policy and decision making, including the development of national guidelines, at other government agencies. In consultation with professional experts, SBU staff generates supporting documentation to address the various questions that have been posed.

Registration no: SBU 2023/304

Project group


  • Nina Bohm Starke, Gynecologist. Senior Consultant, Division of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Danderyd Hospital, Associate Professor. Department of Clinical Sciences, Karolinska Institutet
  • Caroline Pukall, Professor, Psychologist, Sexologist. Department of Psychology, Queen’s University, Kingston
  • Susanna Kempe, Midwife, patient representative
  • Petter Gustavsson, Professor of Psychology, Karolinska Institutet

Publication in 2023 in the Journal of Sexual Medicine: Development of a core outcome set for treatment of provoked vestibulodynia

From SBU

  • Christel Hellberg, Project Leader
  • Marie Österberg Project Leader
  • Maria Ahlberg Project Administrator
  • Ann Kristine Jonsson, Information Specialist
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