Imago Therapy: A Strategy to Improve Couples Lovemaking

Hassan Mirza Hosseini, Azam Movahedi


The main objective of this research is the effectiveness of imago therapy (therapeutic relationship) education on the attitude of lovemaking couples. The research method was of pretest-posttest type with the control group. The statistical population includes all the couples referring to Aramesh Counseling center in 2014-2015. To perform the research, 30 couples were selected in random sampling method and placed into two groups of trial and control. The experimental intervention (imago therapy) was operated on the trial group in 9 sessions each 90 minutes and 30 times per week. To study the attitude of lovemaking, LAS questionnaire and to analyze data of inferential statistical method of multivariate covariance analysis (MANCOVA) by SPSS-23 software, data was analyzed. The research results with a meaningful level of p<0.05, showed that imago therapy education in group style leads to increase the attitude of lovemaking.

DOI: 10.5901/mjss.2016.v7n4S1p242

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