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J Urmia Nurs Midwifery Fac 2016, 14(1): 56-65 Back to browse issues page
THE EFFECTIVENESS OF GROUP COUNSELING BY COLLABORATIVE APPROACHES ON SPECIFIC STRESS IN INFERTILE WOMEN
Soheila Rabeipour1, Zahra Ordoni Avval 2, Marzieh Arefi3, Tahereh Behroozilak4
1- Assistant professor Urmia University of Medical sciences ,Urmia, Iran
2- MSc student Golestan University of Medical sciences ,Urmia, Ira , z.ordoni1977@gmail.com
3- Associate Professor Urmia University, ,Urmia, Iran
4- Assistant professo Urmia University of Medical sciences ,Urmia, Iran
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Received: 22 Nov, 2015; Accepted: 30 Jan, 2016

Abstract

Background & Aims: Infertility can cause critics al for many infertile people. This study aimed to investigate the effects of group counseling by collaborative approaches on specific stress in infertile women

Material & Methods: This study is clinical trial. In this study, 50 infertile women at the age of 20-45 years old with a history of at least one year infertility who referred to Urmia Kosar infertility clinic were selected in autumn, 2014. They were randomly assigned into two groups, control and intervention (each group of 25 people). Pre-test was completed by control group, two weeks later; the questionnaire was completed by the control group again. The experimental group received 10 sessions of group counseling, including infertility treatment strategy, stress management, problem solving. Controlling the irrational beliefs of infertility was conducted. Two weeks after the intervention, post test was completed for intervention group. The collected data was analyzed using SPSS software.

Results: After the intervention, a significant difference was seen between the two groups (P = 0.002). The specific stress of infertility in both groups were compared in five domains of social concerns, sexual concerns, relationship concerns, rejection of childfree lifestyle, and need for parenthood. After the intervention, there was a statistically significant difference.

Conclusion: Group counseling with collaborative approach has important role in reducing the stress of infertility among infertile women.

Keywords: Group Counseling, Infertility, infertility specific distress, Reproductive health Collaborative model
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Rabeipour S, Ordoni Avval Z, Arefi M, Behroozilak T. THE EFFECTIVENESS OF GROUP COUNSELING BY COLLABORATIVE APPROACHES ON SPECIFIC STRESS IN INFERTILE WOMEN. J Urmia Nurs Midwifery Fac. 2016; 14 (1) :56-65
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مجله دانشکده پرستاری و مامایی ارومیه  Journal of Urmia Nursing And Midwifery Faculty
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