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1- M.A of family counseling, Faculty of Psychology and Education, Kharazmi University, Tehran, Iran.
2- M.A student of family counseling, Faculty of Psychology and Education, Kharazmi University, Tehran, Iran.
3- Professor Department of counseling, Faculty of Psychology and Education, University of Mohaghegh Ardabili, Ardabil, Iran.
4- M.A student of family counseling, Faculty of Psychology and Education, Kharazmi University, Tehran, Iran (Corresponding author). Tel: +989355563540 Email: ayadinader23@gmail.com
5- M.A student of career counseling, Faculty of Psychology and Education, Allame University, Tehran, Iran.
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Background & Aim: Infertility as a biological phenomenon has personal and interpersonal psychological effects. Accordingly, expression of psychological consequences would be expectable after its diagnosis. The aim of current study is to determine the effectiveness of emotional regulation training on emotional well-being and marital satisfaction of infertile women.

Material & Methods: It was a quasi-experimental, pre-test and post-test study with control group. The statistical population was all infertile women attending to the obstetricians and gynecologists’ clinics in Parsabad city during 2014. A total of 40 infertile women were recruited by convenience sampling and then were assigned randomly to experimental and control groups. The three months period emotion regulation training was applied to the experimental group. Data was collected by marital satisfaction and emotional well-being questionnaires before and after intervention and analyzed by Univariate covariance analysis (ANCOVA) using SPSS-PC (v.16).

Results: The results showed that emotional regulation training could significantly increase the emotional well-being and marital satisfaction among infertile women (P 0.01).

Conclusion: According to the results emotion regulation training have positive effects on emotional well-being and marital satisfaction of infertile women. Accordingly especial training programs for these women are recommended. 

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: nursing
Received: 2015/03/17 | Accepted: 2015/06/15 | Published: 2015/06/15

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