The Relationship of Marital Adjustment and Sexual Satisfaction with Depressive Symptoms in Women

Çömez İkican T. , Coşansu G. , Erdoğan G. , Küçük L. , Özel Bilim İ.

Sexuality and Disability, 2019 (SSCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier


The harmony between the spouses is an important factor that may afect all aspects of a
relationship. Marriage-related problems are an important stressor to afecting mental
health. The aim of this study is to reveal the relationship between marital adjustment and
sexuality with depressive symptoms in women. The study was conducted with 160 participants

and the data were collected by the Arizona Sexual Experiences Scale, the General Health Questionnaire and the Marital Adjustment

Test. Result of this study it was
observed that as the general health status of women was disrupted and their depression risk
increased, their marital adjustment decreased and they tended to have problems with sexual