Quality of life and related factors among infertile women

Kalhor, M.
June 2014
Iranian Journal of Reproductive Medicine;Jun2014 Supplement, Vol. 12, p129
Academic Journal
Introduction: High levels of stress in infertile women were associated with a decrease in sexual function and quality of life will be affected. Materials and Methods: This study was correlational. The study population of infertile women who were referred to the Center for Reproductive Health Research Kosar sample consisted of 147 individuals. Using demographic data questionnaire, quality of life in infertile women and irrational thoughts about having children was collected. One-way ANOVA, t-independent, Pearson's correlation and multiple regression analysis were used to analyze the data. Results: The results showed that 3.48% of infertile women to live a good quality 1.36 of the average quality of life and 6.15% had poor quality of life, and one-way ANOVA between quality of life and a strong desire to have children (p=0.011) showed a significant relationship. The Pearson correlation between QOL scores and scores of irrational thoughts regarding having children, there is an inverse relationship (p<0.001). Conclusion: Quality of life of infertile women was associated with irrational thoughts about having children. Infertility counseling improve quality of life and moderator Mvsrmy thinking is the basis for identifying the consultation can be infertile women believe that having children is essential to have a life happiness.


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