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__Armaghane Danesh__ 2013, 18(9): 678-686 Back to browse issues page
The Effectiveness of Cognitive Behavioral Stress Management Therapy on Happiness among Infertile Women
F Hashemi 1, A ALi poor, A Feili
1- , Rp_hashemi@yahoo.com
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Abstract Background & aim: infertility and the attitude of the society toward it, makes women and even men deal with many emotional disturbances. Infertile women tolerate more stress than fertile women. Stress can reduce the amount of happiness and mental health. The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of stress management skills training (cognitive-behavioral) on happiness of infertile women. Methods: In this clinical-trial study, the cases of infertile women who were referred to the Infertility Center of Shiraz in the summer of 2011were studied. A total of 24 infertile women with high stress scores were selected by purposive sampling and divided into two experimental and control groups. The stress management training (cognitive-behavioral) was instructed during 10 weekly sessions on the target group. Using Oxford Happiness Questionnaire, a pre-test and a post-test was completed. The data were analyzed by descriptive statistics and ANCOVA. Results: The difference between the mean happiness was significant after controlling of the pretest variables in the two groups. The mean scored happiness of the experimental group significantly increased compared to the control group in the post-test (P=0.0001). Conclusion: The results indicated that the control effectiveness of stress management therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy on happiness levels of infertile women. Key words: Happiness, Cognitive- Behavioral, Stress Management, Infertility
Keywords: Key words: Happiness, Cognitive- Behavioral, Stress Management, Infertility
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2015/05/5 | Accepted: 2015/05/5 | Published: 2015/05/5
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Hashemi F, ALi poor A, Feili A. The Effectiveness of Cognitive Behavioral Stress Management Therapy on Happiness among Infertile Women. Armaghane danesh. 2013; 18 (9) :678-686
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