Effect of PLISSIT Model Sexual Counseling Program on Sexual Quality of Life for Postpartum Women
American Journal of Nursing Science
Volume 7, Issue 2, April 2018, Pages: 63-72
Received: Feb. 19, 2018; Accepted: Mar. 5, 2018; Published: Mar. 24, 2018
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Eman Mohammed Abdelhakm, Obstetrics and Woman’s Health Nursing, Faculty of Nursing, Benha University, Benha, Egypt
Amira Refaat Said, Obstetrics and Woman’s Health Nursing, Faculty of Nursing, Benha University, Benha, Egypt
Doaa Mohamed Sobhy Elsayed, Community Health Nursing, Faculty of Nursing, Benha University, Benha, Egypt
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Sexual changes after childbirth between couples are an important factor in creating a sense of satisfaction which effects on their quality of life. Aim: to evaluate effect of PLISSIT Model sexual counseling program on sexual quality of life for postpartum women. Research design: A quasi experimental design. Setting: The study was conducted in Obstetrics and Gynecological Outpatient Clinic at Benha University Hospital. Sample: A purposive sample of all admitted postpartum women for a period of 6 months (110) woman. Tools: Three tools were used I): An interviewing questionnaire. II): Arizona Sexual Experience Scale. III) The sexual quality of life-female questionnaire. Results: showed that the mean age of studied women were 25.02  4.47 years, 85.5% of women did not receive information about sexuality, 72.3% suffered from pain during intercourse after labor, 63.6% of them returned to sexual relation six week after labor. Only 13.6% of women had good total sexual quality of life before PLISSIT model counseling program, which increased to 44.5% after program. there were highly statistically significant differences between women regarding Arizona Sexual Experiences Scale and all sexual quality of life items before and after sexual counseling program (p<0.001). Conclusion: the PLISSIT model counseling program had a significant effect on the improvement of the women' sexual quality of life. Recommendations: Establish strategies to facilitate the women’s understanding and support sexual quality of life through apply this study on a large sample at outpatient clinics.
PLISSIT Model Counseling Program, Postpartum Women, Quality of Sexual Life
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Eman Mohammed Abdelhakm, Amira Refaat Said, Doaa Mohamed Sobhy Elsayed, Effect of PLISSIT Model Sexual Counseling Program on Sexual Quality of Life for Postpartum Women, American Journal of Nursing Science. Vol. 7, No. 2, 2018, pp. 63-72. doi: 10.11648/j.ajns.20180702.14
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