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MEDICAL SCIENCES 2018, 28(4): 313-318 Back to browse issues page
The effectiveness of cognitive behavioral group therapy on the sense of well-being among infertile women of Ilam
Hamid Nasrolahi 1, Seyyed Rahamatollah Mousavimoghadam * 2
1- MSc in General Psychology, Islamic Azad University, Science and Research Branch Ilam, Iran
2- Director of the Islamic Education, Ilam University of Medical Sciences, School of Medicine, Ilam, Iran , prof.m1344@gmail.com
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Background: Infertility is one of the important issues, during the marriage in some women and group therapy or individual psychotherapy is like. This study aimed to investigate the effectiveness of cognitive-behavioral group therapy on emotional well-being among infertile women of Ilam.
Materials and methods: In a quasi-experimental design with pretest-posttest control group, 80 infertile women were randomly divided into two groups of trial (n=40) and control (n=40). The experimental group training (10 sessions of 90 minutes and 2 sessions per week) with the content of cognitive behavioral group therapy was the feeling of well-being. After the group meetings, post-test and follow-up test was conducted after a month. To test the hypotheses, independent t-test and two-way ANOVA using SPSS- 21 software was used to perform statistical operations.
Results: The results showed that cognitive behavioral group therapy can increase feelings of well-being in infertile women (t=-10/60, p=0.001).
Conclusion: This study showed that cognitive-behavioral therapy can be effective in increasing feelings of well-being in infertile women of Ilam city.
Keywords: Group therapy, Cognitive behavioral, Emotional well-being, Infertile women
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Semi-pilot: Quazi-Experimental | Subject: psychology
Received: 2017/05/14 | Accepted: 2018/06/24 | Published: 2018/12/23
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Nasrolahi H, Mousavimoghadam S R. The effectiveness of cognitive behavioral group therapy on the sense of well-being among infertile women of Ilam . MEDICAL SCIENCES. 2018; 28 (4) :313-318
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