Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Quality of Life Therapy (QOLT) on Individual Well-being and Happiness of Infertile Women

Alireza Agha Yusefi, Mehdi Dahestani, Parastoo Abaspour, Mitra Bakhtiari, Sarah Vafaee
2015 Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences  
Infertility is one of the causes of chronic stress that can cause a variety of psychological problems. Hence, for increase the mental health of infertile women some psychological intervention seems essential. This study examined the effectiveness of quality of life treatment on individual well-being and happiness. The population consisted of all infertile women lived in Kermanshah in 2014. The method in this study was a quasi-experimental with pre-test, post-test and the control group.
more » ... rol group. Consisted of all infertile women in the study was Kermanshah in 1393. All infertile women referred to the infertility center from beginning of September until the end of December. Finally, 30 patients were selected and replaced in two groups randomly. Well-being scale used for assessing the individual well-being and Oxford Happiness Questionnaire used to measure the happiness of infertile women. For data analyzing, paired t-test and covariance (ANCOVA) were used. The results of analysis of covariance (ANCOVA) showed that two groups have significant differences in the individual well-being (78/12 = F,
doi:10.5901/mjss.2015.v6n6s6p87 fatcat:eme53h43evavfkrjuewwkhewmq