Effectiveness of Group Cognitive Behavioral Therapy on Depression in Infertile Women

Talaei, Ali and Kimiaei, Seyyed Ali and Borhani Moghani, Mahdieh and Moharreri, Fatemeh and Talaei, Andisheh and Khanghaei, Rashin (2014) Effectiveness of Group Cognitive Behavioral Therapy on Depression in Infertile Women. The Iranian Journal of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Infertility, 17 (94). pp. 1-9.

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Introduction: According to the prevalence of infertility and psychological problems such as depression and anxiety that affect the life in infertile individuals, this study investigated the effects of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) on depression in infertile women. Methods: In this interventional study in 2011, 30 cases of infertile women referred to Montaseriyeh Infertility Hospital in Mashhad. They fulfilled Beck and Hamilton Depression Inventories. Then they were divided into two groups of case and control. For experimental group, 10 weekly sessions of group CBT was performed. All of cases fulfilled Beck and Hamilton Depression inventories for post-test. Data were analyzed by SPSS software version 11.5 and covariance analysis. P value less than 0.05 was considered significant. Results: Cognitive behavioral therapy had a significant effect on depression in cases compare to controls (F=35.37, p<0.001). Conclusion: Group cognitive behavioral therapyis effective in reduction of depression and psychological problems among infertile women.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WP Gynecology
WQ Obstetrics
Divisions: Journals > Iranian J Obstetrics, Gynecology and Infertility
Depositing User: ijogi ijogi
Date Deposited: 25 Sep 2017 17:04
Last Modified: 25 Sep 2017 17:04
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/4268

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