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The Effectiveness of Islamic Teaching Based Religious-Spiritual Psychotherapy on Quality of Life, in Infertile Women
K Moazedi , P Porzoor , Z Pirani , H Adl , H Ahmadi
University of Mohaghegh Ardabili
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Background & objectives: Studies show that the negative psychological effects of infertility are higher in women than in men. The purpose of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of spiritual-religious psychotherapy based on Islamic teachings on the quality of life of infertile women.
Methods: The method of this quasi-experimental design was pretest-posttest with a control group. The statistical population of this study was all infertile women in Shiraz in the summer of 1396. A sample of 36 people, 18 in the experimental group and 18 in the control group, was selected through a sample of Shiraz's infertility centers. The two groups were matched in terms of the criteria for entering the research and the experimental group was subjected to spiritual-religious psychotherapy based on Islamic teachings for a total of 8 sessions in 45 minutes; while the control group did not receive any intervention. Both groups completed the quality of life questionnaire (short form 36 questions, 36-SF) before and after intervention as a pretest and post-test intervention.
Results: Data analysis was done using SPSS-16 software and covariance analysis. The effect of the spiritual-religious education program based on Islamic teachings on quality of life was significant at a level less than 0.05, which means that 0.882 of the changes in mean post-test scores relative to the variable pre-test of quality of life in The experimental group was based on the spiritual-religious education program based on the teachings of Islam.
Conclusion: The results showed that the effectiveness of spiritual-religious psychotherapy based on the teachings of Islam had an impact on the quality of life of infertile women and improved them. Therefore, this is a matter of great interest in our society, which has a special place in religion and spirituality.
Keywords: Spiritual-Religious Psychotherapy, Quality of Life, Infertility
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2018/12/17 | Accepted: 2018/12/17 | Published: 2018/12/17
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