On the relationship between sexual satisfaction and marital commitment among couples in Shahreza City, Central part of Iran

vahedi, shahram (2009) On the relationship between sexual satisfaction and marital commitment among couples in Shahreza City, Central part of Iran. Journal of Fundamentals of Mental Health, 11 (43). pp. 232-223.

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Abstract

Love and libido are basic needs of human being which if they are not satisfied, different signs and symptoms such as physical illness, depression, marital dissatisfaction and even divorce may occur. Materials and Methods: The present study conducted to estimate the relationship of marital commitment and sexual satisfaction in couples of Shahreza City (2008). This research was a descriptive correlational study. The sample included 42 couples (84 persons) that were randomly selected from familiesâ�� public health files in health centers in Shahreza City by two stages cluster sampling. Marital commitment questionnaire and self-made questionnaire of sexual satisfaction were used for gathering information. Data were analyzed by Pearsonâ��s correlation coefficient and independent t test. Results: Results indicated that relationship between sexual satisfaction and marital commitment was significant (P<0.001, r=0.475). Also there were significant relationships between duration of marriage and sexual satisfaction (P=0.013) and marital commitment (P=0.021). Less duration of marriage related to more marital commitment and sexual satisfaction. Moreover results showed the significant relationship between sexual satisfaction and education (P=0.042), and increase of educational level related to more sexual satisfaction. Conclusion: Increasing in sexual satisfaction has effective role in marital commitment.  Â

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WM Psychiatry
Divisions: Journals > Journal of Fundamentals of Mental Health
Depositing User: jfmh jfmh
Date Deposited: 27 Sep 2017 19:50
Last Modified: 27 Sep 2017 19:50
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/5900

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