:: Volume 23, Issue 5 (11-2015) ::
sjimu 2015, 23(5): 131-142 Back to browse issues page
The Effect of Resilience Training on Increasing Psychological Well-Being of Infertile Women
Samaneh Behzadpoor 1, Zahra sadat Motahhari2, Maryam Vakili3, Faramarz Sohrabi3
1- Islamic Azad University, Central Tehran Branch , samaneh_behzadpoor@yahoo.com
2- Science and Culture University, Tehran
3- Allameh Tabatabaii University, Tehran
Abstract:   (5355 Views)

Introduction: Infertility can impose numerous psychological consequences on infertile patients. One of these consequences is reduction of psychological well-being. Therefore, the development of capabilities such as resilience to deal with the consequences or prevent them can be helpful. So, the aim of present study was to investigate the effect of resilience training on increasing well-being of infertile women.

Material & methods: The method of this study was a semi experimental study with pre-test and post-test with control group. The statistical population of the present research comprised infertile women referred to Infertility Centers and gynecologistschr('39') private offices in Tehran.in 2013  22 infertile women selected by using of available sampling method and randomly assigned in two experimental and control groups (each group: 11 persons). The experimental group received resilience education for 12 weekly sessions. Data were gathered by using Reef wellbeing questionnaires. Data were analyzed by the SPSS 16 and presented with covariance (ANCOVA) test .Alpha level less than .05 was considered significance (p<0.05).

     

Findings: The results showed that resilience training was effective in increasing psychological of well-being (p<0.001) and its components including Self-acceptance (p<0.001), Positive relations with other (p<0.001), Autonomy (p<0.01), Mastery on environment (p<0.031), Purpose and direction in life (p<0.001) and Personal growth (p<0.021)

Discussion & Conclusion: Due to the Effect of resilience training on Psychological well being in infertile women, we can benefit this method as a complementary therapy beside medical treatments and therefore use it to increase psychological health in these patients. 

Keywords: Resilience, Psychological, Well-being, Infertility
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: clinical psychology
Received: 2015/02/24 | Accepted: 2015/07/5 | Published: 2015/11/24


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