Evaluating the Effect of Religious-Based Sex Education on Sexual Function of Married Women

Nameni, Fatemeh and Yousefzadeh, Sedygheh and Golmakani, Nahid and Najaf Najafi, Mona and Ebrahimi, Mehdi and Modares Gharavi, Morteza (2014) Evaluating the Effect of Religious-Based Sex Education on Sexual Function of Married Women. Evidence Based Care, 4 (2). pp. 53-62.

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Abstract

Background: Spirituality forms major parts of human life. Sexual need is one of the natural instincts and it is in dimension of spiritual needs, and neglecting it causes family and social problems. Sexual education is weak in our country and must be conform to religious beliefs. Aim: Determining the effect of religious-based sex education on sexual function of married women Methods: This single-group, semi-experimentalresearch was performed in 1391.Two health centers were randomly chosen among health centers of Mashhad. Thirty referred women were selected based on inclusion and exclusion criteria. They took part in sex education classes combining religious education for 6 weeks. Data was gathered by personal characteristic form and Female Sexual Function Index (FSFI) questionnaire. Data was analyzed by SPSS 11.5 software using statistic descriptive, paired T-test and linear regression. Results: The mean age of participants was 33.9±7.2, and 90 of them had secondary school education, and 83.3 were housewives. The total score of Female Sexual Function Index (FSFI) increased from 25.86±5.25 to 27.29±5 and there was significant statistical difference in sexual desire (p=0.007) and sexual satisfaction (p=0.01). Conclusion: religious-based sex education to married women can improve sexual function, components of sexual satisfaction and sexual desire.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WY Nursing
Divisions: Journals > Evidence-based Care
Depositing User: ebcj ebcj
Date Deposited: 19 Sep 2017 12:30
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2017 12:30
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/531

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