عنوان مقاله [English]
نویسندگان [English]چکیده [English]
Sexual problems in women are highly prevalent and it is continuously related to individual’s stress and destruction of quality of life. In assessment of women’s sexual problem and determining its nature, assessment of sexual drives, study of growth, sexual development and in amidst information, sexual self efficacy as an intervening variable plays a decisive role. Regarding the importance of recognizing the assessment of this subject, the aim of the current study was to build and study the properties of psychometric of the sexual self efficacy questionnaire in women. Therefore, in a survey study of cross – sectional, 594 women with the age range of 20-40 entered the study after applying inclusion and exclusion criteria. They were tested with sexual self-efficacy -researcher constructed questionnaire. Factor analysis using principal components analysis with varimax rotation indicated two factors in this questionnaire. Psychometric evaluation of this study confirmed the reliability and validity of the questionnaire. Our results indicated that sexual self-efficacy questionnaire; in the Iranian society has good psychometric roperties and can be used in diagnostic and interventional procedures. Keywords: sexual self efficacy, validity, reliability.