Coping after infertility: Challenge for Primary Infertile Women
European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine,
2020, Volume 7, Issue 10, Pages 3820-3826
AbstractBackground: Infertility is a challenging crisis in a woman’s life which brings lots of psychological stress.
Aim: The purpose of the study was to identify the coping strategy adopted by the infertilewomen through coping inventory scale devised by Folkman and Lazarus.
Method: A survey was conductedat an infertility clinic among infertile women,those had primary infertility. About 150 womenwere selected conveniently.The study was conducted for two months. A modified 44 items coping rating scale with reference to Folkman and Lazarus coping inventory scale was developed to gather data from the participants. The analysis was done through SPSS software.
Results: Most of the women (62%) were in the age group of 20-30 years. The duration of marriage was more than 4 years in 72% of women. It was observed that 70% hadaverage coping ability. The level of coping was influenced by duration of marriage and numbers of counseling services.
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