The Effect of Cognitive-Behavioral Teaching on Improvement of Women's Sexual Function with Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder

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Najme-Sadat Hajivosough 1 , Jahanshir Tavakolizadeh 2 , * , Alireza Rajayi 3 , Alireza Atarodi 4

1 Department of Psychology, Gonabad University of Medical Sciences, Gonabad, Iran

2 Department of psychology, Faculty of Basic Sciences, Gonabad University of Medical Sciences, Gonabad, Iran

3 Department of Psychiatry, Azad University of Torbat-e-Jam, Torbat-e-Jam, Iran

4 Department of Medical Information Sciences, Faculty of Paramedical Sciences, Gonabad University of Medical Sciences, Gonabad, Iran

How to Cite: Hajivosough N, Tavakolizadeh J, Rajayi A, Atarodi A. The Effect of Cognitive-Behavioral Teaching on Improvement of Women's Sexual Function with Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder, Zahedan J Res Med Sci. 2012 ; 14(10):e93206.

ARTICLE INFORMATION

Zahedan Journal of Research in Medical Sciences: 14 (10); e93206
Published Online: October 24, 2012
Article Type: Short Communication
Received: July 12, 2011
Accepted: August 04, 2011
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Abstract

Background : Hypoactive sexual desire disorder as the most prevalent sexual dysfunction has a major role in marital relationships. The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of cognitive-behavioral teaching on improvement of women sexual function.
Materials and Methods : In this semi experimental study, the sample size were 30 women that 15 were randomly selected for each experimental and control group of women with hypoactive sexual desire. At first the pretest was carried out in both groups and then the experimental group was thought for 10 sessions. At the end the posttest was carried out in the groups. The data were analyzed by SPSS-15 software and differential independent t test.
Results : There was a significant difference between mean of differential scores of both groups sexual function that suggests a significant impact of the educational program on improvement of sexual function in women with hypoactive sexual desire (p=0.01).
Conclusion : It is recommended to use these teachings by specialist into therapeutic program of women with hypoactive sexual desire disorder.

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