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Psychometric Characteristics of Iranian Version of Wilson Sexual Fantasy Questionnaire in Iranian Couples
Niloofar Mohammadpour doughabadi , Seyed Ali Kimiaei * , Khodabakhsh Ahmady , Hosein Kareshki
, kimiaee@um.ac.ir
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Introduction: Sexual fantasies are deliberate mental images that have erotic or stimulating content, originating from one’s past experience or sexual activities’ desire. Besides, sexual fantasies are worldwide experienced, and focusing on them and experiencing them affect one’s sexual behavior.  Because sexual fantasies have an individual nature, Research work on it as a standard tool in clinical trials has received less attention. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the validity and reliability of the Wilson Sexual Fantasy Questionnaire (WSFQ).
Methods: This study was standardization research. The research was operated in Mashhad from June till August 2020. Participants in the study of men and women aged 20-55 years were chosen by accessible sampling method and the research tool was the Wilson Sexual Fantasy Questionnaire. In this study, the psychometric properties of the questionnaire including confirmatory factor analysis, validity, reliability, and internal consistency, convergent and divergent validity were assessed and evaluated.
Results: The results obtained in the confirmatory factor analysis showed that the reliability coefficient of Cronbach's alpha was 0.97. It can be concluded that the tool for measuring Wilson's sexual fantasies has good reliability (internal consistency). Also, the CR value was higher than 0.7, which indicates the desired and acceptable combination reliability. Factor loads of all components and all items related to Wilson's sexual fantasies variable were significant and desirable except for one item. In the convergent narrative, the scores of sexual quality of life had a positive and significant correlation with the score of intimacy-related fantasy in fantasy situations that happened in reality and fantasy that we would like to happen in reality (p <0.05).
Conclusion: As the findings showed, the Wilson Sexual Fantasy Questionnaire had good validity and reliability. Also in the field of convergent and divergent validity, favorable results were obtained between subscales and the scale of quality of sexual life in individuals, which confirms the reliability and reliability of this questionnaire.
Keywords: Iranian Sexual Fantasy Questionnaire, Sexual Function, Validity, Reliability
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Type of Study: Applicable | Subject: Special
Received: 2021/08/30 | Accepted: 2021/12/31 | Published: 2021/12/31 | ePublished: 2021/12/31
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mohammadpour doughabadi N, Kimiaei S A, Ahmady K, Kareshki H. Psychometric Characteristics of Iranian Version of Wilson Sexual Fantasy Questionnaire in Iranian Couples. IJPN 2021; 9 (5) :1-13
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Volume 9, Issue 5 (December-January 2021) Back to browse issues page
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