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Diabetes Mellitus is one of the most common diseases in the world and the number of people suffering from diabetic complication is increasing. One of the most prominent problems faced by people with diabetes is psychological disturbances. The aim of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of acceptance and commitment therapy group on sexual satisfaction and psychological capital of married women with type 2 diabetes. This quasi-experimental study was a pretest-posttest with a control group. The statistical population of the study was all married women with type 2 diabetes who were selected to participate in this study based on the diagnosis of an endocrinologist and using blood sugar test and self-expression due to sexual dissatisfaction. Using the available sampling method, 24 patients were selected as the sample; twelve were in the experimental group and twelve were on the waiting list. Larson sexual satisfaction and Luthans psychological capital questionnaires were used in this study. Data analysis was performed by SPSS software using analysis of covariance. The results showed that there was a significant difference between the experimental and control groups in terms of sexual satisfaction and psychological capital. Therefore, acceptance and commitment therapy group can play a facilitating role in the treatment and health of patients with diabetes by improving sexual satisfaction and increasing psychological capital.
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