نوع مقاله : مقاله پژوهشی
1 استادیار، گروه روانشناسی، واحد بندرعباس، دانشگاه آزاد اسلامی، بندر عباس، ایران
2 استادیار، گروه روانشناسی، واحد بندرعباس، دانشگاه آزاد اسلامی، بندر عباس، ایران.
3 پردیس شهید بهشتی، واحد بندرعباس، بندر عباس، ایران .
4 گروه تربیتی دانشکده علوم انسانی، دانشگاه هرمزگان، ایران .
عنوان مقاله [English]
Background and purpose: Infertility is among the most important challenges in the modern life that some of the couples are entangled with and their psychological and emotional health is damaged as the result of it. Therefore, the present study was investigated aiming to investigate the efficacy of Cognitive- Behavioral Therapyand infertility stress and depression on the infertile women.
Material and methods: The present study was quasi-experimental with pretest-posttest and control group design. The statistical population of the study included infertile couples who referred to the department of wellbeing in the city of Bandar Abbas in the winter of 2019. 30 infertile couples were selected through voluntary method and they were randomly accommodated in the experimental and control groups (each group of 15 couples). The experimental group received eight ninety-minute sessions of Cognitive- Behavioral Therapyintervention (Halfourd, 2005). The applied questionnaires in this study included depression questionnaire (Beck, et.al, 1996) and infertility stress (Newton et.al, 1999). The data were analyzed through MANCOVA method.
Findings: The results MANCOVA showed that Cognitive- Behavioral Therapyon infertility stress and depression have been effective in infertile couples, as this therapy succeeded in the decrease of infertility stress and depression in these couples.
Conclusion: According to the findings of the present study it can be concluded that Cognitive- Behavioral Therapycan be applied as an Pursuit of automatic thoughts to identify fundamental beliefs, teach behavioral methods and cognitive errors and negative thoughts.