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karami J, Shalani B, mokari Z. The effectiveness of relaxation training on depression, anxiety, and stress in infertile women. frooyesh. 2018; 6 (4) :241-256
1- razi university
2- razi university ,
Abstract:   (2306 Views)

Background & Aims: Nowadays infertility rate has increased, Because of the changes in the lifestyle. Stress and anxiety have a reciprocal relationship to infertility, the high level of stress decreases the chance of fertility, and infertility reduce the chance of successful treatment, Because it is very stressful and uncomfortable. The infertility effects many mental stresses on person, so we must to reduce its effects such as stress, anxiety, and depression, and raise the chances of successful treatment.

Materials & Methods: With respect to DASS-21 questionnaire, The among of the women who referred to Obstetrics, Gynecology and Infertility clinic, 30 people who had moderate to severe depression, anxiety and stress randomly were selected and randomly assigned to two 15 experimental and control group. The experimental group received the necessary training and relaxation audio files that did this technique once in day for two months in 20-30 minutes. During this period, the control group received no intervention. Subjects were assessed again after receiving therapy. Data was analyzed through inferential statistics and SPSS software.

Results: The results showed that the experimental intervention had a significant impact on the three variables (P<0/001) but the intervention had more effect on anxiety than other variables.

Conclusion: This method can be used as an effective treatment for depression, anxiety and stress in infertile women employed.

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Type of Article: Research | Subject: Health
Received: 2015/12/9 | Revised: 2019/10/9 | Accepted: 2016/01/25 | ePublished: 2018/01/13

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