Sexual Health

Sophie Bergeron  Ph.D

« Promoting the well-being and sexual health of individuals and couples ».

MyriamPaquet2017a Myriam Pâquet

Myriam is a doctoral candidate in Research Psychology and Intervention at the Université de Montréal since 2014 (Ph.D. R/I). Her clinical and research interests focus on psychological and interpersonal factors affecting women's sexual health and well-being, with an emphasis on genito-pelvic pain. Using a daily diary approach, her doctorate research project attemps to examine the role of perceived injustice, shame and guilt among women with provoked vestibulodynia and their partners. She is a FRQS scholarship student.



  • Beaudry, O., Saint-Aubin, J., Guérard, K., & Pâquet, M. (2018). Are lexical factors immune to response modality in backward recall? The case of imageability. Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology, 72(2), 105-116. doi: 10.1037/cep0000126
  • Pâquet, M., Rosen, N.O., Steben, M., Mayrand, M-H., Santerre-Baillargeon, M., & Bergeron, S. (2018). Daily anxiety and depressive symptoms in couples coping with vulvodynia: Associations with women's pain, women's sexual function and both partners' sexual distress. The Journal of Pain, 19, 552-561. doi: 10.1016/j.jpain.2017.12.264
  • Santerre-Baillargeon, M., Rosen, N.O., Steben, M., Pâquet, M., Macabena Perez, R., Bergeron, S. (2018). Does self-compassion benefit couples coping with vulvodynia? Associations with psychological, sexual and relationship adjustment. The Clinical Journal of Pain, 34(7), 629-637. doi: 10.1097/AJP.0000000000000579
  • Pâquet, M., Bois, K., Rosen, N.O., Mayrand, M.H., Charbonneau-Lefebvre, V., & Bergeron, S. (2016). Why us? Perceived injustice is associated with more sexual and psychological distress in couples coping with genito-pelvic pain. Journal of Sexual Medicine, 13, 79-87. doi: 10.1016/j.jsxm.2015.11.007
  • Aerts, L., Bergeron, S., Corsini-Munt, S., Steben, M., & Pâquet, M. (2015). Are primary and secondary provoked vestibulodynia two different entities? A comparison of pain, psychosocial and sexual characteristics. Journal of sexual medicine, 12(6), 1463-1473. doi: 10.1111/jsm.12907
  • Kemp, M., Allard, J., Pâquet, M., & Marcotte, P. (2015). Impact of an oral theophylline loading dose pre-ECT: A retrospective study in patients with missed or inadequate seizures. Journal of ECT, 31(1),37-42. doi: 10.1097/YCT.0000000000000154

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