Predictors of Quality of Life in Infertile Couples.

Royani, Zahra and Heidari, Mohammad and Vatanparast, Mahboubeh and Yaghmaei, Farideh and Kalantari Sarcheshme, Athareh and Khademi Majomerd, Jamileh (2019) Predictors of Quality of Life in Infertile Couples. Journal of Menopausal Medicine. ISSN 2288-6478

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OBJECTIVES: This study was conducted with the aim of examines the quality of life of infertile couples and their relationship with the practical resilience of infertile couples referring to Yazd's centers of infertility. METHODS: This research is a descriptive-correlational study. The research population consisted of all infertile couples who referred to Infertility Centers in Yazd, Iran in the winter of 2016. Sampling was conducted in a non-random and accessible manner. The instrument used in the research included a) demographic information questionnaire, b) Conner and Davidson's Resilience Scale, and c) quality of life infertile couples questionnaire. Data were analyzed by SPSS software version 17 at a significant level of P < 0.05. To describe the data, descriptive statistics methods were used and the inferential statistics (Pearson correlation coefficient, regression, independent t test, and variance analysis) were used to test the research hypotheses. RESULTS: People (202 couples) participated in this research. Three variables of resilience (β = 0.04, P = 0.04), gender (β = -0.22, P < 0.001), and education level (β = 0.21, P < 0.001) had a prediction coefficient and there was a significant relationship with quality of life. CONCLUSIONS: This study showed that resilience, gender, and education predict the quality of life of infertile couples. In the infertile couples counseling program, resilience should be considered as a coping factor. KEYWORDS: Couples; Infertility; Quality of life

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WP Gynecology
Divisions: Reserach Vice-Chancellar Department > Community-Oriented Nursing Midwifery Research Center
Depositing User: marzieye nazari .
Date Deposited: 22 Sep 2019 10:28
Last Modified: 22 Sep 2019 10:28

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