Volume 2, Issue 8 (9-2013)                   CPAP 2013, 2(8): 87-98 | Back to browse issues page


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Aliakbari M, Heydarinasab L, Ghobadi S. Surveying the Relation between Sexual Performance and Marital Compatibility in Married Women. CPAP. 2013; 2 (8) :87-98
URL: http://cpap.shahed.ac.ir/article-1-415-en.html

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Introduction: The purpose was determination of relation between sexual functionality and marital compatibility in married women. Having satisfactory sexual relation providing satisfaction for both sides of family, has an important role in feelings of prosperity and success, and durability of family life. Due to some cultural limitations and obstacles available in our society, in most cases, not only couples do not refer to consultation centers and experts, but also avoid discussion on it with each other and this avoidance sometimes cause deep family conflicts which leads to emotional separations or divorces while sexual satisfaction and marital satisfaction has significant effects on couple compatibility. Material and Methods: 200 married women referring to Tehran psychology and psychiatry institute with age range of 18-50 year were selected by available sampling method. The required data was obtained through Rosen Female sex functionality inventory (FSFI) (2000) and Spanier marital compatibility questionnaire (1976). The two mentioned tests have high validity and reliability. Obtained data were analyzed by step-by-step regression and correlation statistical tests. Findings: there was meaningful relation between sexual activity and marital compatibility in women. Sexual desire and sexual satisfaction determined 30% of marital compatibility variance. Conclusion: considering the results that show sexual functionality plays role in prediction of marital compatibility, it seems that attention to treatment of sexual disorders and obtain of correct information and education related to it leads to improvement of women’s sexual satisfaction and finally continuance of family life and marital satisfaction.
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