Below is a selection of self-assessment measures of pain, sexual function and psychological aspects. Pain is a complex subjective experience that can be impacted by a variety of factors ranging from the mechanics of stimulation to emotional states.


McGill Pain Questionnaire


Sexual Function

Female Sexual Distress Scale

Relationship Adjustment

Dyadic Adjustment Scale (DAS)

Psychological Function

Beck Anxiety Inventory

Beck Depression Inventory

Vulval Pain Questionnaire

Vulval Pain Society (VPS) Pre-Clinic Vulval Pain Questionnaire

ISSVD Vulvodynia Pattern Questionnaire