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Peer-Reviewed Journal Article References:
Casu, G., Zaia, V., Fernandes Martins, M. d. C., Parente Barbosa, C., & Gremigni, P. (2019). A dyadic mediation study on social support, coping, and stress among couples starting fertility treatment. Journal of Family Psychology, 33(3), 315–326.
Darwiche, J., Favez, N., Maillard, F., Germond, M., Guex, P., Despland, J.-N., & de Roten, Y. (2013). Couples’ resolution of an infertility diagnosis before undergoing in vitro fertilization. Swiss Journal of Psychology, 72(2), 91–102.
Diamond, D. J. (2011). Review of Ethical dilemmas in fertility counseling [Review of the book Ethical dilemmas in fertility counseling, by J. Horowitz, J. Galst & N. Elster]. Families, Systems, & Health, 29(1), 73–76.
Flykt, M., Lindblom, J., Punamäki, R.-L., Poikkeus, P., Repokari, L., Unkila-Kallio, L., Vilska, S., Sinkkonen, J., Tiitinen, A., Almqvist, F., & Tulppala, M. (2011). Prenatal expectations in transition to parenthood: Former infertility and family dynamic considerations. Couple and Family Psychology: Research and Practice, 1(S), 31–44.
Galst, J. P. (2018). The elusive connection between stress and infertility: A research review with clinical implications. Journal of Psychotherapy Integration, 28(1), 1–13.
Gibson, D. M. (2007). The relationship of infertility and death: Using the relational/cultural model of counseling in making meaning. The Humanistic Psychologist, 35(3), 275–289.
Jaffe, J. (2017). Reproductive trauma: Psychotherapy for pregnancy loss and infertility clients from a reproductive story perspective. Psychotherapy, 54(4), 380–385.
Riskind, R. G., & Patterson, C. J. (2010). Parenting intentions and desires among childless lesbian, gay, and heterosexual individuals. Journal of Family Psychology, 24(1), 78–81.
Tate, D. P., Patterson, C. J., & Levy, A. J. (2019). Predictors of parenting intentions among childless lesbian, gay, and heterosexual adults. Journal of Family Psychology, 33(2), 194–202.
Awartani, Khalid A.; Samar Nahas; Al Hassan, Saad H.; Al Deery, Mashael A.; Coskun, Serdar; Infertility treatment outcome in sub groups of obese population; Reproductive Biology & Endocrinology
Baron, Judith; Counseling and Infertility: Ethical Issues; Therapy Today; Oct 2006; Vol. 17; Issue 8
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. National Public Health Action Plan for the Detection, Prevention, and Management of
Infertility, Atlanta, Georgia: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; June 2014
Clarke, Lara Hurd, MartinMatthews, Anne, Matthews, Ralph; The Continuity and Discontinuity of the Embodied Self in Infertility; Canadian Review of Sociology & Anthropology; Feb 2006; Vol. 43; Issue 1.
Crha, Igor; Ventruba, Pavel; Zakova, Jana; Huser, Martin; Kubesova, Barbara; Hudecek, Robert; Jarkovsky, Jiri; Survival and infertility treatment in male cancer patients after sperm banking; Fertility & Sterility, June 2009, Vol 91 Issue 6, p2344
Dayus, Deborah, Rajacich, Dale, Carty Laurie; Promoting Health among Infertile Couples through Support Groups: Guidance & Counseling; Summer01; Vol. 16; Issue 4
Eckstein, Donna; Eckstein, Sarah; Eckstein, Daniel. Creating Respect in Couples: The Couple’s Respect Questionnaire (CRQ). Family Journal. Jan2014, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p98104. 7p. DOI: 10.1177/1066480713505062.
Gibson, Donna M., Myers, Jane E.; Gender and Infertility: A Relational Approach to Counseling Women: Journal of Counseling & Development: Fall 2000; Vol. 78, Issue 4
Gibson, Donna M., Myers, Jane E.; The Effect of Social Coping Resources and GrowthFostering Relationships on Infertility Stress in Women; Journal of Mental Health Counseling; Jan 2002; Vol. 24; Issue 1.
HasanpoorAzghdy, S. B., Simbar, M., & Vedadhir, A. (2014). The emotionalpsychological consequences of infertility among infertile women seeking treatment: Results of a qualitative study. Iranian journal of reproductive medicine, 12(2), 131–138.
Kamel R. M. (2010). Management of the infertile couple: an evidencebased protocol. Reproductive biology and endocrinology : RB&E, 8, 21. doi:10.1186/14777827821
Lin, YiiNii; Counseling a Taiwanese woman with infertility problems: Counseling Psychology QuarterlyJun 2002; Vol. 15; Issue 2.
MezadeLuna, M. E.; RomeroZepeda, H. Trames: Areas of Conflict in the Intimte Couple. A Journal of the Humanities & Social Sciences. 2013, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p87100. 14p. 1 Diagram. DOI: 10.3176/tr.2013.1.04.
Monach, Jim; Stresses and Distresses: Therapy Today; Oct 2006; Vol. 17; Issue 8.
Palomba, S., Daolio, J., Romeo, S., Battaglia, F. A., Marci, R., & La Sala, G. B. (2018). Lifestyle and fertility: the influence of stress and quality of life on female fertility. Reproductive biology and endocrinology : RB&E, 16(1), 113. doi:10.1186/s129580180434y
Perissutti, Christina; Barraca, Jorge. Integrative Behavioral Couple Therapy vs. Traditional Behavioral Couple Therapy: A theoretical review of the differential effectiveness. Clinica y Salud. mar2013, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p1118. 8p. 1 Chart. DOI: 10.5093/c12013a2.
Perkins, Jo; The psychological impact of infertility; Therapy Today; Oct 2006: Vol. 17, Issue 8
Pike, Sheila, Grieve, Kate; Counseling Perspectives on the Landscape of Infertility; Therapy Today; Oct 2006; Vol.17; Issue 8
Peterson, B., Boivin, J., Norré, J., Smith, C., Thorn, P., & Wischmann, T. (2012). An introduction to infertility counseling: a guide for mental health and medical professionals. Journal of assisted reproduction and genetics, 29(3), 243–248. doi:10.1007/s108150119701y
Rognmo, Kamilla; Torvik, Fartein A.; Idstad, Mariann; Tambs, Kristian. More mental health problems after divorce in couples with high predivorce alcohol consumption than in other divorced couples: results from the HUNTstudy. BMC Public Health. 2013, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p111. 11p. 8 Charts. DOI: 10.1186/1471245813852.
Rooney, K. L., & Domar, A. D. (2018). The relationship between stress and infertility. Dialogues in clinical neuroscience, 20(1), 41–47.
Schneider, Myra G., Forthofer, Melinda S.; Associations of Psychosocial Factors with the Stress of Infertility Treatment; Health & Social Work; Aug 2005; Vol. 30; Issue 3.
Tambling, Rachel B.; Wong, Alison G.; Anderson, Shayne R. Expectations About Couple Therapy: A Qualitative Investigation. American Journal of Family Therapy. Jan/Feb2014, Vol. 42 Issue 1, p2941. 13p. DOI: 10.1080/01926187.2012.747944.
YliKuha, A.N.; Gissler, M.; Luoto, R.; Hemminki, E; Success of infertility treatments in Finland in the period 1992–2005; European Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology & Reproductive Biology, May 2009, Vol 144 Issue 1, p54