The effect of communication skills training and sexual difference (Sexual Knowledge) on Marital Satisfaction
Hormozgan Medical Journal: August 01, 2017, 21 (3); e87328
September 13, 2017
Article Type: Research Article
February 19, 2017
September 13, 2017
M , Haji Alizadeh
K , Mousavi Bazaz
M . The effect of communication skills training and sexual difference (Sexual Knowledge) on Marital Satisfaction,
Hormozgan Med J.
Introduction: This study aimed to evaluate the effectiveness of teaching communication
skills and sexual difference (sexual knowledge) on marital satisfaction in couples referred
to the Mashhad city Health Center, Iran.
Methods: In This Quazi-experimental study, with pre test and post-test methods, 25
coups who referred to a Mashhad city health center, were randomly selected. Enrich
marital satisfaction questionnaire was used to measure variables. Teaching communication
skills and sexual difference as independent variables were held during 2 months in 14
sessions (communication skills in seven 2-hours sessions and sexual differences (sexual
knowledge) in six 60-minutie sessions). Paired T-test has used for data analysis.
Results: Results showed that there is significant difference between pre-test and post-test
scores (P<0.0001). This demonstrated that teaching communication skills in combination
with sexual differences were effective on martial satisfaction.
Conclusion: Results of this study indicated that teaching communication skills and sexual
differences (sexual knowledge) were effective on martial satisfaction and enhancement of
psychological well-being of couples.
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