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IJPN 2019, 6(6): 75-81 Back to browse issues page
Relationship between Happiness, Perceived Social Support and Self-Esteem with Sexual Addiction among Couples
Hamidreza Samadifard * , Niloufar Mikaeili , Seyfollah Aghajani
Faculty of Educational Sciences and Psychology, University of Mohaghegh Ardabili, Ardabil, Iran , hrsamadifard@ymail.com
Abstract:   (558 Views)
Introduction: Sexual addiction is a growing concern known as a serious disorder. The present study was conducted to determine the relationship between happiness, perceived social support and self-esteem with sexual addiction among couples in Ardabil city.
Methods: The study was based on a descriptive correlational method. Its statistical population consisted of all couples in Ardabil city in 2016. A total of 110 people (55 married spouses) were selected as the statistical sample using the convenience sampling. To collect data, the Oxford happiness scale, perceived social support scale, self-esteem scale and sexual addiction scale were used. Research data were analyzed using Independent t test, Pearson correlation coefficient and multiple regression.
Results: The study results indicated no significant difference in sexual addiction of men and women
(P > 0.05). Additionally, there was a significant relationship between happiness, perceived social support, self-esteem and sexual addiction in couples (p<0.05). The results showed that happiness, perceived social support and self-esteem could predict the sexual addiction of couples by 0.61 (P < 0.05).
Conclusions: It can be concluded that happiness, perceived social support and self-esteem could decrease the sexual addiction in couples.
Keywords: Happiness, Social Support, Self-Concept, Sexual Addiction, Family Characteristics
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Received: 2017/11/10
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Samadifard H, Mikaeili N, Aghajani S. Relationship between Happiness, Perceived Social Support and Self-Esteem with Sexual Addiction among Couples. IJPN. 2019; 6 (6) :75-81
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