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Feyz 2021, 25(1): 752-760 Back to browse issues page
The effectiveness of positive psychotherapy based on belief to good on the mental health and marital quality of infertile women
Samaneh Shahi -Senobari , Hamid Reza Aghamohammadian Sharbaf * , Majid Moeenizadeh
Department of Psychology, Faculty of Educational Sciences and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, I.R. Iran. , aghamohammadian@um.ac.ir
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Background: Infertility is one of the most common human problems that affects the physical, mental and social health of individuals. This study aimed to determine the effectiveness of positive psychotherapy based on belief to good on the mental health and maritalquality of infertile women.
Materials and Methods: The current study was a quasi-experimental with a pretest-posttest design and follow-up with a control group. The statistical population of the study consisted of infertile women referring to Samen Medical Complex in Mashhad in 1398. Thirty people were selected voluntarily and randomly divided into experimental (N=15) and control (N=15) groups. The experimental group received treatment in 8 sessions of 90 minutes. Data were collected using the General Health Questionnaire (GHQ-28) and Revised Dyadic Adjustment Scales (RDAS) in three time periods. Data analysis was performed using SPSS-26 and repeated measures analysis of variance.
Results: Positive psychotherapy based on belief to good has played a significant effect on mental health index (P>0.01) and marital quality (P>0.01). In addition, mental health outcomes were stable up to one-month follow-up (P>0.01).
Conclusion: Positive psychotherapy based on belief to good is an effective way to increase mental health and improve the marital quality of infertile women.
Keywords: Positive psychotherapy based on belief to good, Mental health, Marital quality, Infertility
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2020/08/25 | Accepted: 2021/01/24 | Published: 2021/04/6
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Shahi -Senobari S, Aghamohammadian Sharbaf H R, Moeenizadeh M. The effectiveness of positive psychotherapy based on belief to good on the mental health and marital quality of infertile women. Feyz. 2021; 25 (1) :752-760
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