London Metropolitan University (London, UK)

Subject: Do women with pelvic pain have lower self-esteem than women with other chronic pain conditions?

Contact: Sarah Regan at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or at London Metropolitan University, 166-220 Holloway Road, London N7 8DB.

Details and requirements: The study is a Psychology of Mental Health postgraduate research project on the psychological impact of pelvic pain, focusing on self-esteem as well as mental health aspects such as depression and anxiety. The aim of the work will be to find out how pelvic pain affects the self and how it relates to sexual distress.

The study takes the form of an anonymous online survey which should take around 15 minutes to complete.  Confidentiality will be protected at all times and all information provided to the researcher will be stored securely. Study responses will only be used in the completion of the study and will not be shared to any third parties.

To participate in the study, you need to suffer from a pelvic pain condition such as vulvodynia, vestibulodynia, interstitial cystitis, endometriosis, pelvic inflammatory disease, fibroids or other pelvic condition.

Website: The online survey can be found at

(Correct as at 3 July 2017)