نوع مقاله : مقاله پژوهشی
دپارتمان روان شناسی، دانشگاه آزاد اسلامی واحد اهواز، اهواز، ایران
عنوان مقاله [English]
Marital satisfaction is a very important aspect in a couple relations and plays an important role in their psychological health. On the other hand, the couple’s psychological health can be affected by factors such as marital and sexual satisfaction. The purpose of this study is to investigate the relationship between marital and sexual satisfaction with mental health among married couples. Therefore, in a descriptive and correlational study, 220 couples were selected through availability sampling method and evaluated for marital satisfaction, sexual satisfaction, and mental health. Regression analysis showed that marital satisfaction and sexual satisfaction have a significant and positive relation to psychological health among the group ranges of 20 to 30, 31 to 40, and 41 to 50. Furthermore, marital satisfaction and sexual satisfaction could predict 57% of the variance in mental health in the age period of 20 to 30 years. In fact, marital satisfaction could predict %38 and %44 of the variance in mental health for the age periods of 31 to 40 years and 41 to 50 years respectively. The results indicate the importance of a positive and significant relationship between marital and sexual satisfaction with mental health among the married couples.