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Effect of group couseling on mental health of women with unsuccessful pregnancy

Raheleh Mirzaei, Masoomeh Kheirkhah, Mehrnoosh Inanlou, Shima Haghani


In all types of pregnancies women experience changes in their mental health and perceived social support. The aim of the present study was to determine the effect of counseling on mental health following  on pregnancy loss. This quasi-experimental study with control group was conducted in 2019 in tehran. A total of 70 women with pregnancy loss participated in the study. Sampling was done by block random allocation method. The intervention group received 6 sessions of education. Data were collected using demographic information, Goldberg Mental Health Questionnaire and the Perceived Social support Questionnaire-Family Scale were completed by both group in 3 stages andanalyzed by SPSS-16 software and statistical tests with significance level of 0.05. The two groups did not show significant differences in terms of socio-demographic characteristics  and mental health before the intervention. The mean score of the total mental health of women was the intervention group and in the control group (P=0.18). group counseling did not have an effect on  the mental health of women with a history of unsuccessful pregnancy. The Islamic and Iranian culture and values governing the Iranian society might have been effective in the s, which needs further investigations.

How to cite this article:
Mirzaei R, Kheirkhah M, Inanlou M, Haghani S. Effect of group couseling on mental health of women with unsuccessful pregnancy. J Adv Pharm Educ Res. 2021;11(2):124-31. https://doi.org/10.51847/s5u1VfrbHU
Mirzaei, R., Kheirkhah, M., Inanlou, M., & Haghani, S. (2021). Effect of group couseling on mental health of women with unsuccessful pregnancy. Journal of Advanced Pharmacy Education and Research, 11(2), 124-131. https://doi.org/10.51847/s5u1VfrbHU
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