Qualitative investigation for the diagnosis of sexual dysfunction disorders and its effect on family function in Sardasht chemical bombardment injured

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1 Ph.D. Student of Consultation, University of Allameh Tabataba'i University, Tehran, Iran

2 PhD. counseling, Associate Professor, Department of Counseling, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Allameh Tabatabaie University, Tehran, Iran.

3 PhD. Educational Psychology, Associate Professor, Department of Measurement and Measurement, School of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Allameh Tabatabaie University, Tehran, Iran

4 Associate Professor in group Department of Clinical Psychology, Allameh Tabataba'i University


War is an inseparable part of the social life of humans and has always existed throughout history, causing irreparable harm to various aspects of the physical, physical, and family health of human beings. The present study was to Qualitative investigation for the diagnosis of sexual dysfunction disorders and its effect on family function in Sardasht chemical bombardment injured. The present study is a qualitative phenomenological-descriptive research. And the statistical community included all those injured in Sardasht chemical bombardment, which was attacked by chemical bombing by the Ba'ath regime on June 28, 1987, the total population was 223 people (130 men and 93 women). A research sample of 60 people, including 30 men and 30 women, which were selected based on saturation during research and available sampling. Initially, a clinical interview was conducted for screening the injured, and then semi-structured interviews were conducted from sampled individuals. In the analysis of data, a colaizzi seven-step cluster pattern was used. The results show that complaints of sexual dysfunction disorders include: sexual dysfunction desire, sexual arousal disorder, orgasmic disorder, disorder distaste sexual, and genital pain disorder in both sexes in both sexes. Also complaints were erectile dysfunction, premature ejaculation, and late ejaculation for men and complaints; sexual Intercourse pain was specific to women. In relation to family functioning complaints; failure of marriage, dissatisfaction with marital relationships, dissatisfaction with family relationships, dissatisfaction with the role of parents and unhealthy relationships with relatives and neighbors, It has been reported in a wide range of injuries. Chemical bombardment has caused widespread sexual dysfunctions and disturbances in chemical injured patients, which has had a negative and negative impact on the functioning of the injured family And faces the family foundation and family function with many challenges. Therefore, family counselors can help families and the injured person by organizing family therapy counseling sessions and workshops.


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