Background and aim: The purpose of this study was to determine the effectiveness of admission therapy and commitment to group method on increasing sexual satisfaction in people with Empty nest syndrome. This semi-experimental research is a post-test pre-test with control group.
Materials and methods: The statistical population was comprised of all men and women in the city of Tehran, whose children left them and separated from them. By using of available sampling method 30 people were selected. For data collection, in the post-test phase the Larsson Sexual Satisfaction Questionnaire was used. The experimental group received acceptance and commitment group therapy in 8 sessions of 2 h and the control group received no therapy. In the post-test phase, the above questionnaires were repeatedly administered to both groups. For data analysis, descriptive and inferential statistics (covariance analysis test) were used.
Findings: The findings showed that the mean of sexual satisfaction scores in the post-test and the experimental group was significantly higher than the mean of post-test scores in the control group.
Discussion and conclusion: Based on the findings of this research, it can be concluded that commitment and admission therapy to group method is effective in increasing sexual satisfaction in people with empty nest syndrome.