February 07, 2017
The Role of Body Image, Negative Emotions and Sexual Schema Factors In Predicting Sexual Dysfunction in Women with Breast Cancer
Objective: The aim of the present study was to investigate the predictive role of body image, negative emotions and sexual schema in sexual dysfunction. Method: In the present study, based on a causal-comparative design,105 women with breast cancer in the summer of 2013 have answered the Questionnaires Multidimensional Body-Self Relations Questionnaire (MBSRQ), Depression ,Anxiety, Stress Scales(DASS-21), Questionnaire of cognitive schema activation in sexual context( QCSASC), Female Sexual Function Index (FSFI).The data were analyzed using descriptive statistics and step by step regression. Results: The results showed that, helpless, depression, appearance evaluation and subjective weight have a significant effect on predicting sexual dysfunction. Due to the effect of each variable every one unit increase in helpless scheme and depression respectively decreases0/33, 0/18 unit to the level of sexual function. Similarly For every one unit increase in each of the appearance evaluation and subjective Weight, sexual dysfunction increases 0/15 and 0/14 per unit, respectively. Conclusion: Overall review of variables and Investigation of their effectiveness on sexual function, we find specified pattern in predicting sexual dysfunction and this pattern can be used in different areas of research, prevention, treatment and Effective steps to improve the quality of psychological treatments in women with breast cancer.
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© 2017 Sorouri F, Yaghubi H, Taemian F
How to cite this article:
Sorouri F, Yaghubi H, Taemian F (2017), The Role of Body Image, Negative Emotions and Sexual Schema Factors In Predicting Sexual Dysfunction in Women with Breast Cancer, International Journal of Indian Psychology, Volume 4 (2) DOI: 10.25215/0402.075 ,DIP: 18.01.075/20170402
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Volume 04, Issue 2, January-March, 2017