Volume 19, Issue 10 (1-2017)                   J Arak Uni Med Sci 2017, 19(10): 59-71 | Back to browse issues page

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Adl H A, Shafi`Abadi A, Pirani Z. The Effctiveness of Group Therapy based on Quality of Life on Marital Intimacy in Infertile Women. J Arak Uni Med Sci. 2017; 19 (10) :59-71
URL: http://amuj.arakmu.ac.ir/article-1-4575-en.html
MA, MA in Guidance and Counseling, Arak Branch, Islamic Azad University, Arak, Iran , h_adl85@yahoo.com
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Background: Infertility is described as a loss that this event is serious tension in life and it makes extreme trauma on couples. This research aimed to investigate the effect of group psychotherapy based on life quality on marriage intimacy of infertile women.

Materials and Methods: This research method was in semi-test methodology with pre-test, post- test and follow-up test plan with control group and statistical sample was 32 persons (16 persons in test group and 16 persons in control group) that they were chosen in available sampling mode from Royan center in Arak and both two groups were peer in research standards. Test group received training for 5 sessions in 90 minute. For collecting data, Bagarozzi marital intimacy questionnaire was used. Data were analyzed by analysis of covariance by using SPSS software.

Results: Results showed that life quality training affected significantly on marriage intimacy of infertile women and improved it. Significant difference between pre-test, post-test and follow-up average scores of test and control groups showed effectiveness of life quality training on infertile women ( p=0.003<0.05 ,f=27.57).

Conclusion: The research showed that group therapy of life quality plan affected on marital intimacy and improved it. Therefore, it is recommended as a supplement.

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Type of Study: Original Atricle | Subject: psychology
Received: 2016/08/3 | Accepted: 2016/10/9 | Published: 2017/01/9

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