Past Issue

Volume 9, Supplement 1, Summer 2015 (Presented at 16th Congress on Reproductive Biomedicine and 10th Royan Nursing and Midwifery Seminar) Pages: 113-114

Pnm-17: The Effectiveness of Training on Anxiety in Infertile Women


Background
The problem of infertility as a public health problem of global dimensions of physical, mental and social, Since the cause of anxiety and depression in infertile women may be lack adequate knowledge about the causes of infertility and its treatment, so we decided to investigate the effect of training on reducing anxiety in infertile women.
Materials and methods
This study was conducted as a quasi-experimental study on 74 infertile women available for sampling. The samples were randomly divided into 2 groups:37 patients were divided questionnaire. Anxiety was assessed using self-administered Spielberger's state-trait anxiety questionnaire. Using a paired t -test, independent of the effect of face to face training on anxiety in infertile women was studied
Results
The mean scores of anxiety in the experimental group before and after training was reduced, which was statistically significant (P value=000.0). Means of general anxiety in the group before training, was 106. 08 and two weeks after completion of the training program was significantly decreased to 87/81 (P value=000.0).The mean anxiety scores of the control group did not change before and after training
Conclusion
Lack of awareness of the causes and treatment of infertility, infertility is involved in the development of depression and anxiety in individuals. Educating infertile patients with emphasis on the cognitive, affective and behavioral attitudes towards infertility is suggested.