The social and psychological consequences of women getting pregnant with fertility treatment: A qualitative study

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Mızrak Şahin B. , Gürsoy E.

Perspectives in Psychiatric Care, cilt.57, sa.2, ss.463-472, 2021 (SCI Expanded İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 57 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2021
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1111/ppc.12641
  • Dergi Adı: Perspectives in Psychiatric Care
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.463-472


© 2020 Wiley Periodicals LLCPurpose: This study focuses on psychological and social problems of women getting pregnant with fertility before and after pregnancy. This study to gain a more in-depth understanding of the processes in which infertility affected the kinds of psychological and social consequences they experienced. Design and Methods: A qualitative descriptive design was used in the study. The descriptive and thematic content analysis methods were used for the analysis of the data obtained for the study. Findings: The identified themes are as follows: (1) society's social and psychological pressure, (2) isolation from the “fertile” world, (3) effects on marital relationship, (4) perspectives of family members, (5) experiencing pregnancy. Implications for Nursing Practice: Supportive counseling provided by nurses can be an integral component of treatment in infertile women.