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JHC 2019, 21(3): 242-251 Back to browse issues page
The Relationship between Sex Schemas and Sexual Satisfaction of Couples: The Mediating Role of Communication Patterns
H Mam Salehi , O Moradi , M Arefi , Y Yar Ahmadi
Department of Psychology, Sanandaj Branch, Islamic Azad University, Sanandaj, Iran
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Background & Aims: Couples communication patterns have some roles in all areas of their common life. Also, the individual satisfaction of each spouse, especially in performance and sex, can be influenced by their communication skills and patterns. The present study was conducted to investigate the relationship between sexual schemas and sexual satisfaction of couples and mediating role of communication patterns.
Methods: The present study was a descriptive-correlational research. The research population consisted of all couples in Boukan city, among which, 500 couples were selected using convenient sampling method. The research tool was scales for measurement of cognitive schemas in the sexual tissue, communication patterns and sexual satisfaction of Larson. Data were analyzed by using Pearson correlation coefficient and stepwise regression in SPSS software.
Results: The results of the study showed that, by using mediating role of communication patterns, there was a positive and significant relationship (p=0.01) between sexual schemas (r=0.265) and sexual satisfaction (r=0.156). The regression analysis results, in the first step, showed that the multiple correlation value and coefficient of determination were 0.265 and 0.070, respectively which considered significant. In the second step, by adding the elements of communication patterns, the multiple correlation value and coefficient of determination were increased up to 0.288 and 0.083, respectively, which considered significant.
Conclusion: According to the influence of communication patterns as a mediator in the relationship between sexual schemas and sexual satisfaction, the couple therapists, in their interventions, can improve the couples sexual conflict by focusing on improvement the couple communication patterns and use this approach to prevent coupleschr('39') divorce and the marriage failure.
Keywords: Communication Patterns, Sexual Schemas, Couples Sexual Satisfaction
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Type of Study: correlation design |
Received: 2019/05/13 | Accepted: 2019/10/12 | Published: 2020/06/28
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Mam Salehi H, Moradi O, Arefi M, Yar Ahmadi Y. The Relationship between Sex Schemas and Sexual Satisfaction of Couples: The Mediating Role of Communication Patterns. JHC. 2019; 21 (3) :242-251
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