Publications

Publications are listed by year of publication in descending order. All files are in .pdf format and will require Adobe Acrobat Reader in order to view. Acrobat Reader is available at no charge.

2017

Stanton, A., Meston, C., & Boyd, R. (in press). Sexual Self-Schemas in the Real World: Exploring the Ecological Validity of Language-Based Markers of Childhood Sexual Abuse.Cyberpsychology, Behavior, & Social Networking. DOI: 10.1089/cyber.2016.0657 PDF(238KB)


2016

Handy, A. B., & Meston, C. M. (2016). Interoceptive awareness moderates the relationship between perceived and physiological genital arousal in women. The Journal of Sexual Medicine13(12), 1907-1914. PDF(228KB)

Stanton, AM, & Meston, CM. (2016). A Single Session of Autogenic Training Increases Acute Subjective and Physiological Sexual Arousal in Sexually Functional Women. Journal of sex & marital therapy, 1-17. PDF(217KB)

Goldstein, I, Kim, NN, Clayton, AH, DeRogatis, LR, Giraldi, A, Parish, SJ, Pfaus, J, Simon, JA, Kingsberg, A, Meston, C, Stahl, SM, Wallen, K, Worsley, R. (in press). Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder: Internatiaonl Society for the Study of Women’s Sexual Health (ISSWSH) Expert Consensus Panel Review. Mayo Clinic Proceedings. PDF(3466KB)

Kilimnik, CD, & Meston CM. (2016) Role of body esteem in the sexual excitation and inhibition responses of women with and without a history of childhood sexual abuse. Journal of Sexual Medicine, 13(11), 1718-1728. PDF(195KB)

Stanton, AM, Pulverman, CS, & Meston, CM (2016). Vagal activity during physiological sexual arousal in women with and without sexual dysfunction. Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy. PDF(317KB)

Stephenson, KR, & Meston CM (2016). Heterosexual Women’s Causal Attributions Regarding Impairment in Sexual Function: Factor Structure and Associations with Well-Being. Archives of Sexual Behavior. PDF(502KB)

Pulverman, CS, Boyd, R, Stanton, A, & Meston, CM (in press). Changes in the sexual self-schema of women with a history of childhood sexual abuse following expressive writing treatment. Psychological Trauma: Theory, research, Practice, and Policy,  PDF(363KB)

Pulverman, C. S., Hixon, J. G., & Meston, C. M. Automated artifact detection procedure for vaginal photoplethysmography. Archives of Sexual Behavior. (Accepted with revisions).

Stephenson, KR, Torrabally, N, Lyons, L, Mendez, C, & Meston, CM (2016). Further validation of the Female Sexual function Index: Specificity and associations with clinical interview data. Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy, 42(5), 448-461 PDF(306 KB)


2015

Stanton, AM, Boyd, RL, Pulverman, CS, & Meston, CM (2015). Determining women’s sexual self-schemas through advanced computerized text analysis. Child Abuse & Neglect, 46, 78-88. PDF (371 KB)

Stanton, AM, Lorenz, TA, Pulverman, CS, & Meston, CM (2015). Heart rate variability: A risk factor for female sexual dysfunction. Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback, 40(3), 229-237. PDF (502 KB)

Pulverman, CS, Hixon, JG, & Meston, CM (2015). Uncovering category specificity in women: The critical role of analytic technique. Psychophysiology, 52(10), 1396-1408. PDF (474 KB)

Knack, NM, Murphy, L, Ranger, R, Meston, C, & Fedoroff, JP (2015) Assessment of female sexual arousal in forensic populations.Current Psychiatry Reports, 17, 18-x. PDF(190KB)

Fleischman, DS, Hamilton, LD, Fessler, DMT, & Meston, CM (2015). Disgust versus lust: Exploring the reciprocal interaction of disgust and fear on sexual arousal in women. PLOS One 10(6):eo118151. PDF(1100KB)

Lorenz, TK, Harte, CB, & Meston, CM  (2015). Changes in sympathetic nervous system activity are associated with changes in sexual wellbeing in women with a history of childhood sexual abuse: Results from a randomized clinical trial. Journal of Sexual Medicine. 12(7): 1545–1554. PDF(1343KB)

Stephenson, KR, & Meston, CM (2015). Why is impaired sexual function distressing to women? The primacy of pleasure in female sexual dysfunction. Journal of Sexual Medicine, 12(3): 728–737. PDF(196KB)

Stephenson, KR, Meston, CM (2015). The conditional importance of sex: Exploring the association between sexual well-being and life satisfaction. Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy, 41(1), 25-38. PDF(180KB)

Pulverman, CS, Lorenz, TA, Meston, CM (2014). Linguistic changes in expressive writing predict psychological outcomes in women with history of childhood sexual abuse and adult sexual dysfunction. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy, 7(1), 50-57. PDF(212KB)


2014

Stephenson, KR, Pulverman, CS, Meston, CM (2014). Assessing the association between childhood sexual abuse and adult sexual experiences in women with sexual difficulties. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 27(3), 274-282. PDF(373KB)

Lorenz, TK, & Meston, CM (2014). Exercise improves sexual function in women taking antidepressants: results from a randomized crossover trial. Depression and Anxiety, 31(3), 188-195. PDF(284KB)

Harte, CB, & Meston, CM (2014). Effects of smoking cessation on heart rate variability among long-term male smokers. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 21(2), 302-309. PDF(201KB)

Goetz, C, Easton, JE, & Meston, CM (2014). The allure of vulnerability: Advertising cues to exploitability as a signal of sexual accessibility. Personality and Individual Differences, 64, 121-125. PDF(292KB)


2013

Meston, CM, Lorenz, TA, Stephenson, KR (2013). Effects of expressive writing on sexual dysfunction, depression, and PTSD in women with a history of childhood sexual abuse: Results from a randomized clinical trial. Journal of Sexual Medicine, 10(9), 2177-2189. PDF (254 KB)

Harte, CB, Watts, TA, Meston, CM (2013). Predictors of 1-, 6-, and 12-month smoking cessation among a community-recruited sample of adult smokers in the United States. Journal of Substance Abuse, 18(5), 405-416. PDF (158 KB)

Meston, CM, Lorenz, TA (2013). Physiological stress responses predict sexual functioning and satisfaction differently in women who have and have not been sexually abused in childhood. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy,5(4), 350-358. PDF (553 KB)

Lorenz, TA, Pulverman, CS, Meston, CM (2013). Sudden gains during patient-directed expressive writing treatment predicts depression reduction in women with history of childhood sexual abuse: Results from a randomized clinical trial. Cognitive Therapy and Research37(4), 690-696. PDF (207 KB)

Harte, CB, Hamilton, LD, & Meston, CM (2013). Predictors of attrition from an expressive writing intervention for sexual abuse survivors. Journal of Child Sexual Abuse, 22(7), 842-857. PDF (144 KB)

Harte, CB, Meston, CM (2013). Effects of smoking cessation on heart rate variability among long-term male smokers. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 21, 302–309. PDF (189 KB)

Harte, CB, Meston, CM (2013). Association between cigarette smoking and erectile tumescence: The mediating role of heart rate variability. International Journal of Impotence Research, 25, 155–159. PDF (237 KB)

Stephenson, KR, Rellini, AH, Meston, CM (2013). Relationship satisfaction as a predictor of treatment response during cognitive behavioral sex therapy. Archives of Sexual Behavior,42, 143-152PDF (258 KB)

Hamilton, LD, & Meston, CM (2013). Chronic stress and sexual function in women. Journal of Sexual Medicine, 10(10), 2443-2454. PDF (374KB)

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2012

Rellini, AH, Ellinson, S, Janssen, E & Meston, CM (2012). The effect of pre-existing affect on the sexual responses of women with and without a history of childhood sexual abuse. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 41, 329-339. PDF (329 KB)

Stephenson, KR, & Meston, CM (2012). Consequences of impaired female sexual functioning: Individual differences and associations with sexual distress. Sexual and Relationship Therapy, 27(4), 344-357. PDF (190 KB)

Stephenson, KR, Meston, CM (2012). The young and the restless? Age as a moderator of the association between sexual desire and sexual distress in women. Journal of Sexual & Marital Therapy, 38, 445-457PDF (181 KB)

Lorenz, TA, Meston, CM (2012). Acute exercise improves physical sexual arousal in women taking antidepressants. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 43, 352-361. PDF (311 KB)

Harte, CB, Meston, CM (2012). Recreational use of erectile dysfunction medications and its adverse effects on erectile function in young healthy men: The mediating role of confidence in erectile ability. Journal of Sexual Medicine, 9, 1852-1859PDF (93 KB)

Lorenz, TA, Meston, CM (2012). Associations among childhood sexual abuse, language use, and adult sexual functioning and satisfaction. Child Abuse & Neglect, 36, 190-199PDF (545 KB)

Stephenson, KR, Hughan, CA, Meston, CM (2012). Childhood sexual abuse moderates the association between sexual functioning and sexual distress in women. Journal of Child Abuse & Neglect, 36, 180-189PDF (478 KB)

Lorenz, TA, Harte, CB, Hamilton, LD, Meston, CM (2012). Evidence for a curvilinear relationship between sympathetc nervous system activation and women’s physiological sexual arousal. Psychophysiology, 49, 111-117PDF (152 KB)

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2011

Harte, CB, Meston, CM (2011). Association between smoking cessation and sexual health in men. British Journal of Urology International, 109, 888-896PDF (274 KB)

Stephenson, KR, Meston, CM (2011). The association between sexual costs and sexual satisfaction in women: An exploration of the Interpersonal Exchange Model of Sexual Satisfaction. Canadian Journal of Human Sexuality, 20, 31-40PDF (837 KB)

Rellini, AH & Meston, CM (2011). Sexual self-schemas, sexual dysfunction, and the sexual responses of women with a history of childhood sexual abuse. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 40, 351-362PDF (473 KB)

Rellini, AH, Ing, DA, Meston, CM (2011). Implicit and explicit cognitive sexual processes in survivors of childhood sexual abuse. Journal of Sexual Medicine, 8, 3098-3107PDF (154 KB)

Connor, MK, Maserejian, NN, De Rogatis, L, Meston, CM, Gerstenberger, EP & Rosen, RC (2011). Sexual desire, distress and associated factors in premenopausal women: Preliminary findings from the Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder (HSDD) registry for women. Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy, 37, 176-189. PDF (128 KB)

Hamilton, LD & Meston, CM (2011). The role of salivary cortisol and DHEA-S in response to sexual, humorous, and anxiety-inducing stimuli. Hormones and Behavior, 59, 765-771. PDF (257 KB)

Stephenson, KR, Ahrold, TK, Meston, CM (2011). The association between sexual motives and sexual satisfaction: Gender differences and categorical comparisons. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 40, 607-618. PDF (256 KB)

Harte, CB & Meston, CM (2011). Recreational use of erectile dysfunction medications in undergraduate men in the United States: Characteristics and associated risk factors. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 40, 597-606. PDF (216 KB)

Ahrold, TK, Farmer, M, Trapnell, PD & Meston, CM (2011). The relationship among sexual attitudes, sexual fantasy, and religiosity. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 40, 619-630. PDF (257 KB)

Bradford, A & Meston, CM (2011). Behavior and symptom change among women treated with placebo for sexual dysfunction. Journal of Sexual Medicine, 8, 191-201. PDF (239 KB)

Lorenz, TK, Stephenson, KR & Meston, CM (2011). Validated questionnaires in female sexual function assessment. In: J.P Mulhall, L. Incrocci, I. Goldstein, & R. Rosen (Eds.). Cancer and Sexual Health (pp. 317-337). New York: Humana Press. PDF (1.31 MB)

Khouri, YP, Hughan, CP & Meston, CM (2011). Disorders of female orgasm. In: J.P Mulhall, L. Incrocci, I. Goldstein, & R. Rosen (Eds.). Cancer and Sexual Health (pp. 147-161). New York: Humana Press. PDF (1.47 MB)

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2010

Meston, CM, Rellini, AH, McCall, K (2010). The sensitivity of continuous laboratory measure of physiological and subjective sexual arousal for diagnosing women with sexual arousal disorder. Journal of Sexual Medicine, 7, 938-950. PDF (216 KB)

Stephenson, KR, Meston, CM (2010). When are sexual difficulties distressing for women? The selective protective value of intimate relationships. Journal of Sexual Medicine, 7, 3683-3694. PDF (329 KB)

Stephenson, KR, Meston, CM (2010). Differentiating components of sexual well-being in women: Are sexual satisfaction and sexual distress independent constructs? Journal of Sexual Medicine, 7, 2458-2468. PDF (487 KB)

Gerstenberger, EP, Rosen, RC, Brewer, JV, Meston, CM, Brotto, LA, Wiegel, M, & Sand, M (2010). Sexual desire and the Female Sexual Function Index (FSFI): A sexual desire cutpoint for clinical interpretations of the FSFI in women with and without hypoactive sexual desire disorder. Journal of Sexual Medicine, 7, 3096-3103. PDF (184 KB)

Pujols, Y, Meston, CM & Seal, BN (2010). The association between sexual satisfaction and body image in women. Journal of Sexual Medicine, 7, 905-916.  PDF (124 KB)

Hamilton, LD, Meston, CM (2010). The effects of partner togetherness on salivary testosterone in women in long distance relationships. Hormones and Behavior, 57, 198-202. PDF (177 KB)

Meston, CM & Ahrold, TK (2010). Ethnic, gender, and acculturation influences on sexual behaviors. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 39, 179-189. PDF (272 KB)

Ahrold, TK & Meston, CM (2010). Ethnic differences in sexual attitudes of U.S. college students: Gender, acculturation, and religiosity factors. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 39, 190-202. PDF (300 KB)

Meston CM, Harte CB (2010). Female Sex Therapy. In: I.B. Weiner, & W E. Craighead (Eds.). The corsini encyclopedia of psychology (4th ed). New York: John Wiley & Sons.

Meston CM, Harte CB (2010). Heterosexuality. In: I.B. Weiner, & W.E. Craighead (Eds.). The corsini encyclopedia of psychology (4th ed). New York: John Wiley & Sons.

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2009

Rellini, AH, Hamilton, LD, Delville, Y & Meston, CM (2009). The cortisol repsonse during physiological sexual arousal in adult women with a history of childhood sexual abuse. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 22, 557-565. PDF (117 KB)

Farmer, MA, Trapnell, PD & Meston, CM (2009). The relation between sexual behavior and religiosity subtypes: A test of the secularization hypothesis. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 38, 852-865. PDF (244 KB)

Meston, CM, Hamilton, LD & Harte, CB (2009). Sexual motivation in women as a function of age. Journal of Sexual Medicine, 6, 3305-3319. PDF (126 KB)

Ahrold T, Meston CM (2009). Effects of SNS Activation on SSRI-induced sexual side effects differ by SSRI. Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy, 35, 311-319. PDF (122 KB)

Bradford A, Meston CM (2009). Placebo response in the treatment of women’s sexual dysfunctions: A review and commentary. Journal of Sex and Marital Therapy, 35, 164-181. PDF (92 KB)

Seal, BN, Bradford, A & Meston, CM (2009). The association between body esteem and sexual desire among college women. Archives of Sexual Behavior [Epub ahead of print]. PDF (196 KB)

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2008

Harte, CB & Meston, CM (2008). Are the inhibitory effects of nicotine on erectile response in nonsmokers generalizable to long-term smokers? A reply. Journal of Sexual Medicine, 5, 2003-2004. PDF (44 KB)

Hamilton, LD, Rellini, AH & Meston, CM (2008). Cortisol, sexual arousal, and affect in response to sexual stimuli. Journal of Sexual Medicine, 5, 2111-2118. PDF (168 KB)

Meston, CM, Rellini, AH & Telch, MJ (2008). Short- and long-term effects of ginkgo biloba extract on sexual dysfunction in women. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 37, 530-547. PDF (587 KB)

Harte, CB & Meston, CM (2008). The inhibitory effects of nicotine on physiological sexual arousal in nonsmoking women: Results from a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, cross-over trial. Journal of Sexual Medicine, 5, 1184-1197. PDF (296 KB)

Hamilton, LD, Fogle, EA & Meston, CM (2008). The roles of testosterone and alpha-amylase in exercise-induced sexual arousal in women. Journal of Sexual Medicine, 5, 845-853. PDF (151 KB)

Harte, CB & Meston, CM (2008). Acute effects of nicotine on physiological and subjective sexual arousal in nonsmoking men: A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. Journal of Sexual Medicine, 5, 110-121. PDF (225 KB)

Meston, CM & Rellini, AH (2008). Sexual dysfunction. In: WE Craighead, DJ Miklowitz, & LW Craighead (Eds.), Psychopathology: History, Theory, and Diagnosis (pp. 544-561). New Jersey: John Wily & Sons, Inc. PDF (1.00 MB)

Meston, CM, Seal, B & Hamilton, LD (2008). Problems with arousal and orgasm in women: Epidemiology and risk factors. In: DL Rowland & L Incrocci (Eds.),Handbook of Sexual and Gender Identity Disorders (pp. 188-219). New Jersey: John Wily & Sons, Inc. PDF (1.20 MB)

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2007

Farmer, MA & Meston, CM (2007). Predictors of genital pain in young women. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 36, 831-843. PDF (213 KB)

McCall, KM, Rellini, AH, Seal, BN & Meston, CM (2007). Sex differences in memory for sexually-relevant information. Archives of sexual behavior, 36, 508-517. PDF (239 KB)

Meston, CM & O’Sullivan, LF (2007). Such a tease: intentional sexual provocation within heterosexual interactions. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 36, 531-542. PDF (252 KB)

Bradford, A & Meston, CM (2007). Correlates of placebo response in the treatment of sexual dysfunction in women: A preliminary report. Journal of Sexual Medicine, 4, 1345-1351. PDF (127 KB)

McCall, K & Meston, CM (2007). The effects of false positive and false negative physiological feedback on sexual arousal: A comparison of women with or without sexual arousal disorder. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 36, 518-530. PDF (310 KB)

Seal, BN & Meston, CM (2007). The Impact of Body Awareness on Sexual Arousal in Women with Sexual Dysfunction. Journal of Sexual Medicine, 4, 990-1000. PDF (165 KB)

Rellini, AH & Meston, CM (2007). Sexual Function and Satisfaction in Adults Based on the Definition of Child Sexual Abuse. Journal of Sexual Medicine. PDF (331 KB)

Meston, CM & Bradford, A (2007). Sexual dysfunctions in women. Annual Review of Clinical Psychology, 3, 233-256. PDF (261 KB)

Meston, CM & Buss, DM (2007). Why humans have sex. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 36, 477-507. PDF (476 KB)

McCall, K & Meston, CM (2007). Differences between pre-and postmenopausal women in cues for sexual desire. Journal of Sexual Medicine, 4, 364-371. PDF (98 KB)

Rellini, AH & Meston, CM (2007). Sexual desire and linguistic analysis: A comparison of sexually abused and non-abused women. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 36, 67-77. PDF (272 KB)

Bradford, A & Meston, CM (2007). Senior sexual health: The effects of aging on sexuality. In: L VandeCreek, FL Peterson, & JW Bley (Eds.), Innovations in Clinical Practice: Focus on Sexual Health (pp. 35-45). Sarasota, Florida: Professional Resources Press. PDF (1.11 MB)

Bradford, A & Meston, CM (2007). The role of the brain and nervous system. In: MS Tepper, & AF Owens(Eds.),Sexual Health: Vol. 2: Physical Foundations (pp. 17-41). Westport, CT: Praeger. PDF (1.14 MB)

Meston CM & Bradford A (2007). Autonomic nervous system influences: The role of the sympathetic nervous system in female sexual arousal. In: The psychophysiology of sex (pp. 66-82). Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana University Press. PDF (841 KB)

Bradford, A & Meston, CM (2007). Sexual outcomes and satisfaction with hysterectomy: Influence of patient education. Journal of Sexual Medicine, 4, 106-114. PDF (102 KB)

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2006

Meston, CM (2006). The effects of state and trait self-focused attention on sexual arousal in sexually functional and dysfunctional women. Behavior Research and Therapy, 44, 515-532. PDF (236 KB)

Farmer, M & Meston CM (2006). Predictors of condom use self-efficacy in an ethnically diverse university sample. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 35, 313-326. PDF (216 KB)

McCall, K & Meston, CM (2006). Cues resulting in desire for sexual activity in women. Journal of Sexual Medicine, 3, 838-852. PDF (143 KB)

Bradford, A & Meston, CM (2006). The impact of anxiety on sexual arousal in women. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 44, 1067-1077. PDF (209 KB)

Meston, CM, Rellini, AH & Heiman, JR (2006). Women’s history of sexual abuse, their sexuality, and sexual self-schemas. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 74, 229-236. PDF (107 KB)

Rellini, A & Meston, CM (2006). The sensitivity of events logs, self-administered questionnaires and photoplethysmography to detect treatment-induced changes in female sexual arousal disorder (FSAD) diagnosis. Journal of Sexual Medicine, 3, 283-291. PDF (794 KB)

Goldstein, I, Meston, CM, Traish, AM & Davis, SR (2006). Future directions. In I Goldstein, CM Meston, SR Davis, & AM Traish (Eds.), Women’s Sexual Function and Dysfunction: Study, Diagnosis, and Treatment (pp. 745-748). London: Taylor & Francis. PDF (642 KB)

Bradford, A & Meston, CM (2006). Hysterectomy and alternative therapies. In I Goldstein, CM Meston, SR Davis, & AM Traish (Eds.), Women’s Sexual Function and Dysfunction: Study, Diagnosis, and Treatment (pp. 658-665). London: Taylor & Francis. PDF (1.09 MB)

Meston, CM (2006). Female orgasmic disorder: Treatment strategies and outcome results. In I Goldstein, CM Meston, SR Davis, & AM Traish (Eds.), Women’s Sexual Function and Dysfunction: Study, Diagnosis, and Treatment (pp. 449-461). London: Taylor & Francis. PDF (1.77 MB)

Rellini, AH & Meston, CM (2006). Psychophysiological sexual arousal in women with a history of childhood sexual abuse. Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy, 32, 5-22. PDF (150 KB)

Meston, CM (2006). The aging mind and sexuality: menopausal changes in sexual desire and satisfaction. Paper presented at the 6th IMS Workshop Proceedings, Pisa, Italy, December 1-4. PDF (161 KB)

Levin, R & Meston, CM (2006). Nipple/breast stimulation and sexual arousal in young men and women. Journal of Sexual Medicine, 3, 450-454. PDF (114 KB)

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2005

Rellini, AH, Nappi, RE, Vaccaro, P, Ferdeghini, F, Abbiati, I & Meston, CM (2005). Validation of the McCoy Female Sexuality Questionnaire in an Italian sample. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 34, 641-647. PDF (89 KB)

Meston, CM & McCall, KM (2005). Dopamine and norepinephrine responses to film-induced sexual arousal in sexually functional and sexually dysfunctional women. Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy, 31, 303-317. PDF (1.42 MB)

Frohlich, PF & Meston, CM (2005). Tactile sensitivity in women with sexual arousal disorder. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 34, 207-217. PDF (924 KB)

Frohlich, PF & Meston, CM (2005). Fluoxetine-induced changes in tactile sensation and sexual functioning among clinically depressed women. Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy, 31,113-128. PDF (2.14 MB)

Rellini, AH, McCall, KM, Randall, PK & Meston, CM (2005). The relationship between self-reported and physiological measures of female sexual arousal. Psychophysiology, 42, 116-124. PDF (206 KB)

Wiegel, M, Meston, CM & Rosen, RC (2005). The Female Sexual Function Index (FSFI): Cross-validation and development of clinical cutoff scores. Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy, 31, 1-20. PDF (364 KB)

Meston, CM & Trapnell, PD (2005). Development and validation of a five factor sexual satisfaction and distress scale: The Sexual Satisfaction Scale for Women (SSS-W). Journal of Sexual Medicine, 2, 66-81. PDF (1.1 MB)

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2004

Meston, CM, Hull, E, Levin, RJ, & Sipski, M (2004). Women’s orgasm. In TF Lue, R Basson, R Rosen, F Giuliano, S Khoury, & F Montorsi (Eds.), Sexual Medicine: Sexual Dysfunctions In Men and Women (pp. 783-850). Paris: Health Publications.
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Meston, CM, Levin, RJ, Sipski, ML, Hull, EM & Heiman, JR (2004). Women’s orgasm. Annual Review of Sex Research, 15, 173-257. PDF (4.0 MB)

Meston, CM, Hull, E, Levin, R, & Sipski, M (2004). Disorders of orgasm in women. Journal of Sexual Medicine, 1, 66-68. PDF (176 KB)

Basson, R, Leiblum, S, Brotto, L, et al. (2004). Revised definitions of women’s sexual dysfunction. Journal of Sexual Medicine, 1, 40-48. PDF (504 KB)

Meston, CM & Bradford, A (2004). A brief review of the factors influencing sexuality after hysterectomy. Sexual and Relationship Therapy, 19, 5-14. PDF (744 KB)

Meston, CM (2004). The effects of hysterectomy on sexual arousal in women with a history of benign uterine fibroids. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 33, 31-42. PDF (308 KB)

Basson R, Althof S, Davis S, et al. (2004). Summary of the recommendations on sexual dysfunctions in women. Journal of Sexual Medicine, 1, 24-34.  PDF (5.4 MB)

Meston, CM (2004). A randomized, placebo-controlled, crossover study of ephedrine for SSRI-induced female sexual dysfunction. Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy, 30, 57-68. PDF (80 KB)

Rellini, A & Meston, CM (2004). Sexual abuse and female sexual dysfunction: Clinical implications. Urodinamica, 14, 80-83. PDF (201 KB)

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2003

Basson, R, Leiblum, S, Brotto, L, et al. (2003). Definitions of women’s sexual dysfunction reconsidered: Advocating expansion and revision. Journal of Psychosomatic Obstetrics & Gynecology, 24, 221-229. PDF (1 MB)

Meston, CM & Frohlich, PF (2003). Love at first fright: Partner salience moderates roller coaster-induced excitation transfer. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 32, 537-544. PDF (294 KB)

Meston, CM (2003). Validation of the Female Sexual Function Index (FSFI) in women with female orgasmic disorder and in women with hypoactive sexual desire disorder. Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy, 29, 39-46. PDF (69 KB)

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2002

Frohlich, PF & Meston, CM (2002). Sexual functioning and self-reported depressive symptoms among college women. Journal of Sex Research, 39, 321-325. PDF (987 KB)

Meston, CM & Derogatis, LR (2002). Validated instruments for assessing female sexual function. Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy, 28, 155-164. PDF (686 KB)

Meston, CM & Worcel, M (2002). The effects of yohimbine plus L-arginine glutamate on sexual arousal in postmenopausal women with sexual arousal disorder.Archives of Sexual Behavior, 31, 323-332. PDF (924 KB)

Meston, CM & Heiman, JR (2002). Acute dehydroepiandrosterone effects on sexual arousal in premenopausal women. Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy, 28, 53-60. PDF (577 KB)

Meston, CM & Frohlich, PF (2002). The psychobiology of sexual and gender identity disorders. In H D’haenen, JA den Boer, P Willner (eds). Biological Psychiatry (3rd ed, pp. 1109-1113). London: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. PDF (1.67 MB)

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2001

Meston, CM & Frohlich, PF (2001). Update on female sexual function. Current Opinion in Urology, 11, 603-609. PDF (1.01 MB)

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2000

Frohlich, PF & Meston, CM (2000). Evidence that serotonin affects female sexual functioning via peripheral mechanisms. Physiology & Behavior, 71, 383-393. PDF (1.76 MB)

Meston, CM & Frohlich, PF (2000). The neurobiology of sexual function. Archives of General Psychiatry, 57, 1012-1030. PDF (4.19 MB)

Meston, CM & Heiman, JR (2000). Sexual abuse and sexual function: An examination of sexually relevant cognitive processes. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 68, 399-406. PDF (1.29 MB)

Meston, CM (2000). Sympathetic nervous system activity and female sexual arousal. American Journal of Cardiology, 86 (suppl), 30F-34F. PDF (885 KB)

Meston, CM (2000). The psychophysiological assessment of female sexual function. Journal of Sex Education and Therapy, 25, 6-16. PDF (1.86 MB)

DeBusk, R, Drory, Y, Goldstein, I, et al. (2000). Management of sexual dysfunction in patients with cardiovascular disease: Recommendations of the Princeton Consensus Panel. American Journal of Cardiology, 86, 175-181. PDF (1.18 MB)

Rosen, R, Brown, C, Heiman, J, et al. (2000). The Female Sexual Function Index (FSFI): A multidimensional self-report instrument for the assessment of female sexual function. Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy, 26, 191-208. PDF (1.59 MB)

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1999

Meston, CM, Heiman, JR, Trapnell, PD & Carlin, AS (1999). Ethnicity, desirable responding, and self-reports of abuse: A comparison of European- and Asian-ancestry undergraduates. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 67, 139-144. PDF (1.03 MB)

Meston, CM, Heiman, JR & Trapnell, PD (1999). The relation between early abuse and adult sexuality. Journal of Sex Research, 36, 385-395. PDF (2.03 MB)

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1998

Meston, CM, Trapnell, PD & Gorzalka, BB (1998). Ethnic, gender, and length-of-residency influences on sexual knowledge and attitudes. Journal of Sex Research, 35, 176-188. PDF (2.02 MB)

Meston, CM, Heiman, JR, Trapnell, PD & Paulhus, DL (1998). Socially desirable responding and sexuality self-reports. Journal of Sex Research, 35, 148-157. PDF (1.92 MB)

Meston, CM, Heiman, JR (1998). Ephedrine-activated physiological sexual arousal in women. Archives of General Psychiatry, 55, 652-656. PDF (821 KB)

Heiman, JR & Meston, CM (1998). Empirically validated treatments for sexual dysfunction. In KS Dobson, KD Craig (Eds.), Empirically Supported Therapies: Best Practice in Professional Psychology (pp. 259-303). New York: Sage Publications.
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1997

Heiman, JR & Meston, CM (1997). Evaluating sexual dysfunction in women. Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology, 40, 616-629. PDF (1.78 MB)

Trapnell, PD, Meston, CM & Gorzalka, BB (1997). Spectatoring and the relationship between body image and sexual experience: Self-focus or self-valence? Journal of Sex Research, 34, 267-278. PDF (2.28 MB)

Meston, CM (1997). Aging and sexuality. Western Journal of Medicine, 167, 285-290. PDF (994 KB)

Meston, CM, Gorzalka, BB & Wright, JM (1997). Inhibition of subjective and physiological sexual arousal in women by clonidine. Psychosomatic Medicine, 59, 399-407. PDF (1.42 MB)

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1996

Meston, CM & Moe IV, Gorzalka BB (1996). Effects of sympathetic inhibition on receptive, proceptive, and rejection behaviors in the female rat. Physiology & Behavior, 59, 537-542. PDF (828 KB)

Meston, CM, Trapnell, PD & Gorzalka, BB (1996). Ethnic and gender differences in sexuality: Variations in sexual behavior between Asian and non-Asian university students. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 25, 33-71. PDF (4.07 MB)

Meston, CM & Gorzalka, BB (1996). The effects of immediate, delayed, and residual sympathetic activation on sexual arousal in women. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 34,143-148. PDF (635 KB)

Meston, CM & Gorzalka, BB (1996). Differential effects of sympathetic activation on sexual arousal in sexually dysfunctional and functional women. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 105, 582-591. PDF (1.72 MB)

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1995

Meston, CM & Gorzalka, BB (1995). The effects of sympathetic activation on physiological and subjective sexual arousal in women. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 33, 651-664. PDF (1.87 MB)

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1993

Meston, CM, Trapnell, P & Gorzalka, B. Sex and the five factor model of personality. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the International Academy of Sex Research, Pacfic Grove, CA, June 1993.  PDF (351 KB)

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1992

Meston, CM & Gorzalka, BB (1992). Psychoactive drugs and human sexual behavior: The role of serotonergic activity. Journal of Psychoactive Drugs, 24, 1-40. PDF (6.41 MB)

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