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Mam Salehi H, Moradi O, Arefi M, Yar-Ahmadi Y. Mediating Role of Communication Patterns in Relationship Between Self-differentiation and Sexual Satisfaction. IJPCP. 2020; 26 (2) :154-169
URL: http://ijpcp.iums.ac.ir/article-1-3016-en.html
1- Department of Psychology, Sanandaj Branch, Islamic Azad University, Sanandaj, Iran.
2- Department of Psychology, Sanandaj Branch, Islamic Azad University, Sanandaj, Iran. , moradioma@gmail.com
3- Department of Psychology, Kermanshah Branch, Islamic Azad University, Kermanshah, Iran.
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Objectives: The couples’ marital satisfaction depends on their Communication Patterns. The present study aimed to investigate the mediating role of Communication Patterns in the relationship between self-differentiation and sexual satisfaction of couples.
Methods: This study is descriptive correlational research. The statistical population of the study was all couples residing in Bukan City in 2019. A total of 500 couples was selected by the multistage cluster sampling method and the differentiation questionnaires, Communication Patterns, and Larsson sexual satisfaction questionnaire were performed on them. Data were analyzed using the Pearson correlation coefficient and stepwise regression and the Sobel test was performed by using SPSS V. 22 and PLS software.
Results: According to the results, the survey of the mediating role of Communication Patterns in the relationship between self-differentiation and sexual satisfaction, the Sobel test statistic value was 18.663 (P≤0/01). Therefore, it can be concluded that the communication variables have a positive and significant mediating effect on their differentiation on sexual satisfaction. On the other hand, the effect of their differentiation on sexual satisfaction is both independent and positive and significant with the mediating variable of Communication Patterns.
Conclusion: Considering the results, it can be concluded that couples’ therapists can emphasize improving couples ‘Communication Patterns’ to achieve sexual satisfaction and use this approach to prevent divorcing couples from breaking up in their marriage.
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Type of Study: Original Research | Subject: Psychiatry and Psychology
Received: 2019/05/28 | Accepted: 2020/01/28 | Published: 2020/07/1

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