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The Relationship between Sexual Dysfunction and Quality of Life among the Patients with Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery compared to Normal People

Author Affiliations

  • 1Department of Psychology, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, IRAN
  • 2Department of Cardiac Surgery, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IRAN
  • 3Department of Psychology, Kish International Branch, Islamic Azad University, Kish, IRAN
  • 4Department of Psychology, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, IRAN
  • 5Department of Psychiatry, University of social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, Tehran, IRAN

Int. Res. J. Biological Sci., Volume 4, Issue (1), Pages 1-5, January,10 (2015)


Present study was aimed to specify the relationship between intervention in sexual functioning and Quality of Life in patients with Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) surgery. The study was a casual comparative research type. The sample size was 100 people who were all married men among which 50 ones were patient and remaining were normal. Pearson correlation coefficient was used due to quantitative variable of Quality Of Life (QOL) and sexual dysfunction. Given the analysis results, there is a negative significant correlation between sexual dysfunctions and Quality of Life in tow groups (P0.05). Furthermore, here was a significant difference in a comparison between normal and patient groups in terms of Quality of Life indicator. Findings indicated that the patients who had undergone CABG were with lower Quality of Life and the higher sexual dysfunction. Therefore, successful treatment for sexual disability can improve sexual satisfaction and enhance QOL and life expectancy in patients with Coronary Artery Bypass Graft.


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