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Investigating the impact of counseling based on PLISSIT model on sexual intimacy and satisfaction of breastfeeding women

(2016) Investigating the impact of counseling based on PLISSIT model on sexual intimacy and satisfaction of breastfeeding women. International Journal of Pharmaceutical Research & Allied Sciences, 2016, 5(3):489-499.

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Abstract

Purpose: sexual activity and sexual satisfaction are one of the most well-known aspects of human life, and the first sexual intercourse after childbirth is an important step for couple to create intimate relationships. This study was conducted to determine the impact of counseling based on PLISSIT model on sexual intimacy and sexual satisfaction of breastfeeding women during 6 months after childbirth. Methods: This study is based on randomized clinical trial. The samples of study consisted of 82 nulliparous and breastfeeding women during the first six months after childbirth, who had least self-reported one sexual problem. Samples were assigned randomly in intervention group and control group. To collect data, demographic and midwifery characteristics questionnaire and Larson’s sexual satisfaction and intimacy questionnaire were used. Sexual satisfaction and sexual intimacy of person were measured in three phases: before intervention, 1 month and 3 months after intervention. Results: Three months after intervention, the mean of sexual satisfaction and sexual intimacy scores increased significantly in intervention group (P> 0.001). There was significant difference between sexual intimacy and sexual satisfaction scores in the experimental and control groups, one month (P>0.001) and three months (P>0.001) after the intervention by doing Mann-Whitney test. Conclusion: based on results of this study, sexual counseling increased sexual satisfaction and sexual intimacy of breastfeeding women, and the impact of the counseling was still stable one month and three months after the intervention.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: breastfeeding
Subjects: WP Gynecology and Obstetrics > WP 580-610 Menopause. Sexual Dysfunction
Divisions: Research Vice-Chancellor Department > Mother and Child Welfare Research Center
Depositing User: مرکز تحقیقات بهداشت مادر و کودک
URI: http://eprints.hums.ac.ir/id/eprint/3311

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