Predicting sexual diversity based on Islamic mental health

Document Type : Original Article


1 Graduate of Clinical Psychology, Islamic Azad University, Roodehen Branch, Roodehen, Iran

2 Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, Islamic Azad University, Roodehen Branch, Roodehen, Iran


The aim of this study was to predict sexual diversity based on Islamic mental health. The method of the present study was descriptive-correlation. The statistical population included married men and women studying at the Islamic Azad University - Roodehen in 2014. The sample was selected by cluster random sampling. 200 participants completed two questionnaires on Islamic mental health and sexual diversity. Simple regression test was used to analyze the data. The results showed that Islamic mental health negatively predicts the overall score of sexual diversity and its behavioral dimension. The other two components of sexual diversity (moral orientation and intimacy) were not predicted based on Islamic mental health.


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