Psychological Meta-Analysis of the Infertility Researches in Iran

abbasi Molid, Hossein and Reza Zadeh varaghchi, Jamileh (2012) Psychological Meta-Analysis of the Infertility Researches in Iran. The Iranian Journal of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Infertility, 15 (13). pp. 26-33.

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Introduction: Infertility is one of the life crises that make lots of stress for couples in the majority of societies. Infertile couples, strongly experience many problems and disorders in their psychological, personal, marital and social life. The purpose of this study was investigating and categorizing the psychological disorders of Iranian infertile couples by the means of Meta-Analysis method. Methods: In this study, published Persian papers such as Fertility and Infertility, Iran Journal of Nursing, Woman in Culture Arts, Pajoohandeh , Fundamentals of Mental Health, Hakim, Rahavard-e-Danesh, Iranian Journal of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Infertility, Family Research, Thought and Behavior in Clinical Psychology, Teb va Tazkiyeh and psychological studies and M.Sc. thesis in subject of infertility were studied from 1997 to 2010. 39 researches in subject of Iranian infertile couples were selected and analyzed by meta-analysis method. Results: There are 23 potential psychological disorders in life of Iranian infertile couples. These disorders are classified into three levels: cognitive (12 disorders), emotional (9 disorders) and behavioral (2 disorders). Conclusion: Cognitive and emotional disorders were more frequent among Iranian infertile couples which indicate the necessity of psychological consulting interventions for them.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WP Gynecology
WQ Obstetrics
Divisions: Journals > Iranian J Obstetrics, Gynecology and Infertility
Depositing User: ijogi ijogi
Date Deposited: 27 Sep 2017 17:35
Last Modified: 27 Sep 2017 17:35

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