Volume 26, Issue 104 (1-2018)                   jour guilan uni med sci 2018, 26(104): 31-40 | Back to browse issues page

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Comparing the Relationship Between Self Efficacy and Marital Satisfaction In Polycystic Ovary Syndrome and Healthy Female Cases . jour guilan uni med sci. 2018; 26 (104) :31-40
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Introduction: Polycystic ovary syndrome(PCOS) is one of the most common endocrine disorders that whose prevalence has been reported from 4 to 25 percent among women of reproductive age.
Objective: PCOS is associated with different metabolic, reproductive and psychological consequences that demands research studies. The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between self efficacy and marital satisfaction and compare it in women with polycystic ovary syndrome and healthy counterparts.
Materials and Methods: This study was done using a causal-comparative method on 129 women with polycystic ovary syndrome and 125 healthy women. Available sampling method was employed using Rotterdam criteria. Women in both subject and control groups responded to the DAS-32 and GSE – 10 questionnaires. Data were then analyzed with SPSS software version 20 using statistical methods including pearson’s coefficient , regression, T-test and multivariate analysis of variance
Results: According to the results, marital adjustment was significantly lower in subject group than in healthy group (p<0.001). The observed difference in self efficacy between subject and healthy groups was not statistically significant, also there was a positive correlation between self efficacy and marital adjustment in PCOS and healthy groups and self efficacy could predict marital adjustment.
Conclusion: Considering the marital adjustment and its relationship with PCOS in both groups, it seems essential to increase awareness, screening and referring process in order to take advantage of the advisory services.
Conflict of interest: non declared
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2018/02/6 | Accepted: 2018/02/6 | Published: 2018/02/6

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