McGill & the MNI seek women aged 18-26 on either NO BIRTH CONTROL or DEPO-PROVERA who do not experience pain during intercourse to participate in a brain imaging study designed to examine how the brain mediates genital pain.
The research is directed by Dr. Binik, Dept of Psych, McGill & Dr. Schweinhardt, Faculty of Dentistry, McGill. Participation includes a 30-min interview, a 90-min sensory testing session, & a 90-min brain scan session. Some pain will be experienced during the procedure, but no other health risks are posed. Participants will be reimbursed for their expenses.