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Ramazanzadeh F, Noorbala A A, Abedinia N, Naghizadeh M M. Emotional adjustment in infertile couples. IJRM. 2009; 7 (3) :97-104
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1- Vali-e-Asr Reproduction Health Research Center, Imam Khomeini Hospital Complex, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2- Psychiatric and Psychology Research Center, Roozbeh Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
3- Vali-e-Asr Reproduction Health Research Center, Imam Khomeini Hospital Complex, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran , abedinia_nasrin@yahoo.com
4- Fassa University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
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Background: This study assessed emotional adjustment of infertile couples and the psychological outcomes of infertility (depression anxiety relationship and sexual problems and personality disorders) in different phases of treatment. References used include studies which have been performed within the last two decades. The articles were invested on data bases at Pub med Scholar Google Scpous and Amazon and key words include (infertility OR pregnancy OR depression OR anxiety OR psychology disorder OR marital satisfaction OR psychiatric & psychology interventions AND personality disorder or ….). Each one of them was used in abstract and keywords according to articles selected which were published before 2006. Almost all of accessible articles were obtained and other inappropriate articles were not considered.
Results: Results derived from most studies show that more than half of infertile people (women men and couples) learn to cope with this problem to some extent.
Conclusion: However a significant percentage of people show clinical signs such as inability to adjust with the problem and inappropriate emotional reactions which highlights the importance of psychological inventions and psychotherapy.
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