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Role of Psychological Security in Predicting Psychological Well-Being of Infertile Women with Mediation of Religion
B. Salehi *1, M.J Asghari Ebrahimabad2
1- Psychology Department, Education & Psychology Faculty, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Azadi Square, Mashhad, Iran. Postal Code: 9177948974 , bsalehi062@gmail.com
2- Psychology Department, Education & Psychology Faculty, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran
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Aims: Infertility experience that is sometimes considered as infertility crisis, is accompanied by physical, economic, psychological, and social stress that affects all aspects of a person's life. Infertility is associated with a sense of bereavement of life, personality and sexual anesthesia, lack of personal control, health, and self-confidence, especially in women. The aim of this study was to investigate the role of psychological security in predicting the psychological well-being of infertile women with religious mediation.
Instrument & Methods: In the present descriptive-correlational research, which was conducted in 2016, 89 infertile women referred to Novin infertility center in Mashhad were selected, using available sampling. The research instruments were Shahid's Spiritual Attitude, psychological security questionnaire, and Reef's psychological well-being scale. Statistical analysis was performed, using correlation coefficient and regression analysis by SPSS 16 software.
Findings: Psychological security and religion and all of their components had a positive and significant correlation with the psychological well-being (p<0.05). Analysis of mediator regression for psychological security and religion was performed by introducing psychological security in the first step and religion in the second step. In the first step, psychological security was able to predict 81% of psychological well-being. When religion entered the model as a mediator, the prediction rate reduced to 75%. Although it was a significant change, psychological security was consistently predictive of psychological well-being (p=0.001).
Conclusion: Psychological security and religion affect the psychological well-being of infertile women. Religion mediates between psychological security and psychological well-being, meaning that religious infertile women have higher psychological well-being.
Keywords: Psychological security, Psychological well-being, Religious, Female infertility
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2018/04/13 | Accepted: 2018/07/17 | Published: 2018/12/20
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