specialty journal of humanities and cultural science
Prediction of Life Quality Based On Time Perspective and Perceived Stigma in Infertile Women
Zahra Masoodian, MohammadReza Belyad, Afshin Tayyebi
Infertility as a crisis in marital life, has psychosocial consequences for the individual. The concept of life and interpersonal relationships vary from infertility. This study aims at predicting quality of life based on time perspective and perceived stigma in infertile women. The research method is correlation. The statistical population of the study consisted of all women infertility who visited Infertility Center located in Shahid Akbar Abadi Hospital in Tehran to receive infertility treatments during winter of 2015 until the sample size was completed. From this statistics, 147 people were selected using non-random sampling. The collected data were analyzed using Pearson correlation and structural model. The results showed that the time perspective predicts the quality of life of the infertile patients positively and significantly, as well as the perceived stigma does this negatively and significantly.