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نویسندگان [English]چکیده [English]
Introduction: Intimacy refers to any relationship or friendship that includes the warmth, openness and informal sharing. The present study was conducted to compare the aesthetic, physical, sexual, social and recreational intimacy in nurses with fixed and changing shifts.
Material and Methods: This descriptive study was conducted on all the hospital nurses in Tabriz city in 2013. This study was administrated on 160 nurses in the two groups of fixed and changing shifts. Two Questionnaires of demographics information and Couple intimacy was used to collect the data. The gathered data were analyzed with descriptive statistical methods of mean and standard deviation and inferential statistical methods of multivariate analysis of variance (MANOVA)
Result: The results indicated that nurses with fixed shifts show higher levels of intimacy compared with the nurses with changing shifts (P