Last updated on February 2018

The Effectiveness of the Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) on Sexual Functioning in Epileptic Women


Are you eligible to participate in this study?

You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions: Epilepsy | Sexual Dysfunction
  • Age: Between 65 - 100 Years
  • Gender: Female

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Aged 65 years or older
  • Female sexual dysfunctions are categorized by the DSM-5 as sexual interest/arousal disorder, genitopelvic pain/penetration disorder, and female orgasmic disorder. The diagnoses require symptoms to be present for six months or more,
  • Currently in a relationship that has lasted longer than 1 year
  • Both members of the couple are able to speak and read Persian
  • Both members of the couple provide signed and dated informed consent form

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Cognitive impairment or mental illness that would impair ability to provide consent or participate in the program
  • Major psychiatric disorder (e.g., psychosis, personality disorder)
  • Current suicidal ideation or suicide attempt within past 3 months
  • Past participation in an MBCT program

Recruitment Status: Open


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