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IJPN 2018, 6(5): 57-63 Back to browse issues page
The effect of Individual Self-awareness Skills’ based Counseling on Correlation between Self-awareness and Sexual Satisfaction of Women at Reproductive age
Tayebe Ziaei , Marzieh Gorzin * , Masumeh Rezaei Aval , Naser Behnampour
Counseling and Reproductive Health Research Center, Golestan University of Medical Sciences , marziehgorzin@gmail.com
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Introduction: Sexual satisfaction can be affected by factors such as self-awareness skills.The aim of this study was to determine the effect of self-awareness Skills’ based counseling on the correlation between self-awareness and sexual satisfaction of women of reproductive age.
Methods: This Interventional study was conducted on 76 reproductive age who wanted midwifery services which refers to the health centers of Gorgan City in 2016. The samples were randomly divided into intervention and control groups. The data were collected by demographic form, Persian version of the self-awareness questionnaire of Realo and Allik and Persian version of the Sexual satisfaction questionnaire of Handson before and one month after the intervention. The intervention was included six individual counseling sessions with an eclectic approach with self-awareness topic. The collected data were analyzed using SPSS16 software. Regarding the lack of normality of data, the correlation between the mean score of sexual satisfaction and self-awareness before and after intervention was assessed by Spearman test.
Results: There was no correlation between sexual satisfaction and self-awareness in intervention and control groups before intervention. Sexual satisfaction was positively associated with private self-awareness (r= 0.437, P-value = 0.006) and negatively with social anxiety (r=-0.424, P-value =0.008) in the intervention group after counseling.
Conclusions: The change in the level of correlation between private self-awareness and social anxiety with women's sexual satisfaction shows that, in order to promote sexual satisfaction, there is no need only to promote sex education and professionals, rather the changes in non-sexual variables can also bring this upgrade.
Keywords: sexual satisfaction, self-awareness skill, women, reproductive ages
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2018/08/27
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Ziaei T, Gorzin M, Rezaei Aval M, Behnampour N. The effect of Individual Self-awareness Skills’ based Counseling on Correlation between Self-awareness and Sexual Satisfaction of Women at Reproductive age. IJPN. 2018; 6 (5) :57-63
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Volume 6, Issue 5 (December-January 2018) Back to browse issues page
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