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en 10.17795/whb-33490 Qualitative Study of Iranian Infertile Females Qualitative Study of Iranian Infertile Females research-article research-article Conclusions

Infertile females are under multidimensional pressures involving psychological, social and economic aspects of their life and interpersonal relationships. This condition leads to a bitter situation for these people.

Background

Infertility is a complex phenomenon, which threatens everyone and every family. Females are threatened more due to various social differences.

Results

Four themes were extracted from the data, which were life without excitement, social pressures, low self-esteem and treatment problems. Although it seems that these themes are variable, they present a total reality, which leads to a bitter life.

Methods

This was a qualitative study based on four focus groups and four in-depth interviews with 25 infertile females. Transcribed data were analyzed using conventional content analysis.

Objectives

The goal of this study was to explore the experiences of infertile females, who had referred to a public center of infertility in Shiraz, Iran.

Conclusions

Infertile females are under multidimensional pressures involving psychological, social and economic aspects of their life and interpersonal relationships. This condition leads to a bitter situation for these people.

Background

Infertility is a complex phenomenon, which threatens everyone and every family. Females are threatened more due to various social differences.

Results

Four themes were extracted from the data, which were life without excitement, social pressures, low self-esteem and treatment problems. Although it seems that these themes are variable, they present a total reality, which leads to a bitter life.

Methods

This was a qualitative study based on four focus groups and four in-depth interviews with 25 infertile females. Transcribed data were analyzed using conventional content analysis.

Objectives

The goal of this study was to explore the experiences of infertile females, who had referred to a public center of infertility in Shiraz, Iran.

Infertile Females;Experience;Stigmatization;Psychosocial Problem Infertile Females;Experience;Stigmatization;Psychosocial Problem http://www.womenshealthbulletin.portal.tools/index.php?page=article&article_id=33490 Ahmad Kalateh Sadati Ahmad Kalateh Sadati Department of Social Sciences, Yazd University, Yazd, Iran Department of Social Sciences, Yazd University, Yazd, Iran Farnaz Rahnavard Farnaz Rahnavard Health Policy Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran; Health Policy Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran Health Policy Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran; Health Policy Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran Bahia Namavar Jahromi Bahia Namavar Jahromi Infertility Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran Infertility Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran