Date of Award
Master Of Arts In Clinical Psychology
Colleges & School
College Of Arts And Sciences
Brad Grunert, PhD
Library of Congress Subject Heading
Sex (Psychology); Mental health
Philosophers see sexuality as a complex, powerful, and dangerous part of life (Goldman, 1977). Psychological researchers see sexuality as a source of psychological distress or a symptom of a disorder when disabled. The goal of this research was to identify a relationship between sexual satisfaction and psychological well-being on the premise of empirical data representing numerous areas of the brain associated with emotion and basic instincts activated during sex acts. A relationship was expected to emerge between participants' personal ratings of over-all psychological well-being and personal ratings of over-all sexual satisfaction. This exploratory research provides groundwork for future developments toward establishing a direct relationship between psychological well-being and sexual satisfaction.
Jaber Ratz, Yasmine, "Finding sexual satisfaction on the road to psychological well-being" (2009). Master's Theses, Capstones, and Projects. 42.