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1- Master of Psychology, Urmia University, Urmia, Iran
2- Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, Urmia University, Urmia, Iran
3- Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Urmia University, Urmia, Iran (Corresponding Author) , shirinzeinali@yahoo.com
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Background & Aims: Pregnancy is among the most important events in women's lives that sometimes can lead to abortion and affect the mental health of the mother. This study aimed to compare the basic psychological needs, pregnancy anxiety, and sexual satisfaction in pregnant women with and without a history of abortion in Javanrood city. Materials & Methods: This research is a cross-sectional causal-comparative study. The statistical population of the present study includes pregnant women with and without a history of abortion who were referred to Javanrood health centers in the spring and summer of 2019 (N=120). The statistical sample of this study consisted of 50 subjects (two groups of 25) from the statistical population who were selected by available sampling method. Data were collected using the Gardia, Deci & Ryan Psychological Needs Questionnaire, abbreviated form of Wendenburg pregnancy anxiety questionnaire, and Larson sexual satisfaction Questionnaire. The data were analyzed with SPSS software version 22. Results: The results of analysis by multivariate analysis revealed that there was no significant difference between the basic psychological needs of pregnant women with and without a history of abortion (p>0.05). The result of t-test confirmed that there was a significant difference between pregnancy anxiety and sexual satisfaction in women with and without a history of abortion. Conclusion: According to the results of the study, the history of abortion affects the psychological health of the mother and it is suggested that regular training and support courses for pregnant women and their families during pregnancy or abortion should be held by psychologists at the level of health centers.
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