The Role of the Meaning of Life in Depression in Infertile Women

Leila Abdorrahimi, Marziyeh Alivandi Vafa


The aim of this study was to predict depression in infertile women, according to the meaning of life. The sample consisted of 220 infertile women eligible for the study was selected by convenience sampling. Tools for data collection Beck standard test and the meaning of life questionnaire were completed for each patient. After collecting the data using multivariate regression analysis was performed. The results showed that the meaning of life (existence meaning and the search for meaning) there is a negative correlation with depression. Both variables negatively predict symptoms of depression in infertile women.


Infertile Women, Meaning of Life, Depression.

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