[Home ] [Archive]   [ فارسی ]  
:: Main :: About :: Current Issue :: Archive :: Search :: Submit :: Contact ::
:: Volume 16, Issue 1 (4-2018) ::
RBS 2018, 16(1): 21-31 Back to browse issues page
The Effectiveness of Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy in Treatment-Resistant Female Sexual Dysfunctions
فرشید مرادیان1, جعفر حسنی2, مهدیه صالحی3, سید علی آذین2, فرناز کشاورزی ارشدی
1- دانشیار،‌ گروه روان‌شناسی بالینی، دانشکده روان‌شناسی و علوم تربیتی، دانشگاه خوارزمی، تهران، ایران
2- استادیار، گروه روان‌شناسی، دانشکده روان‌شناسی و علوم تربیتی، واحد تهران مرکزی، دانشگاه آزاد اسلامی، تهران، ایران
3- استادیار، گروه ارتقای سلامت، پژوهشکده علوم بهداشتی جهاد دانشگاهی، تهران، ایران
Abstract:   (1709 Views)
Aim and Background: This study aimed to assess the effectiveness of intensive short-term dynamic psychotherapy (ISTDP) in women with sexual dysfunctions resistant to common sex therapy (cognitive-behavioral and bio-medical), and evaluate improvement maintenance in follow-up. Methods and Materials: This study was based on a single-subject research design which consisted of screening and intervention. 5 patients entered the study with several inclusion criteria, and therapeutic screening was performed among female clients with sexual dysfunctions in Tehran, Iran. The participants underwent intensive short-term dynamic psychotherapy. Data were collected using Female Sexual Function Index (FSFI), Sexual Quality of Life-Female (SQOL-F) questionnaire, and Subjective Evaluation of Partner’s Sexual Function (SEOPSF) scale. Findings: Intensive short-term dynamic psychotherapy, in comparison to common sex therapy, improved sexual function among the participoants, and moveed them above the normal cut-off point. Moreover, this change led to significant promotion of their sexual quality of life. The trend of changes, when the first breakthrough to the unconscious occurred in a subject, showed considerable growth which could be the evidence for psychodynamic etiology of sexual dysfunction. The promotion of sexual function and sexual quality of life in subjects was remarkable during the 8 th week follow-up session. Conclusions: Our findings suggest that in such a condition, contemporary dynamic psychotherapy with an integrative, intensive, and short-term nature can be known as a suitable alternative for common sex therapy, and the intensive short-term dynamic psychotherapy seems to be the best choice in this regard.
Keywords: Psychodynamic psychotherapy, Sexual dysfunctions, Treatment-resistant, Sex therapy
Full-Text [PDF 1067 kb]   (409 Downloads)    
Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2020/02/8 | Accepted: 2018/04/15 | Published: 2018/04/15
Add your comments about this article
Your username or Email:


XML   Persian Abstract   Print

Download citation:
BibTeX | RIS | EndNote | Medlars | ProCite | Reference Manager | RefWorks
Send citation to:

مرادیان ف, حسنی ج, صالحی م, آذین س ع, کشاورزی ارشدی ف. The Effectiveness of Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy in Treatment-Resistant Female Sexual Dysfunctions. RBS 2018; 16 (1) :21-31
URL: http://rbs.mui.ac.ir/article-1-578-en.html

Rights and permissions
Creative Commons License This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.
Volume 16, Issue 1 (4-2018) Back to browse issues page
مجله تحقیقات علوم رفتاری Journal of Research in Behavioural Sciences
Persian site map - English site map - Created in 0.05 seconds with 32 queries by YEKTAWEB 4514