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INDIAN JOURNAL OF HEALTH STUDIES - Volume 4 Issue 1, January 2022

Pages: 96-110

Date of Publication: 31-Jan-2022

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Subtle and Overt Psychological Abuse and Coping as Predictors of Wellbeing Among Women Undergoing Infertility Treatment

Author: Homerah Ali, Lienngailhing Khongsai, Vishnu Venugopal

Category: Health Studies


The present study was aimed to examine the relationship between the psychological abuse, coping and wellbeing and to determine whether psychological abuse and coping predicted wellbeing among infertile women. A sample of 120 infertile women from Hyderabad who were seeking treatment participated in the study. Questionnaires on psychological abuse, coping and wellbeing were administered to them. The study aimed to observe whether there was a relationship between psychological abuse, coping and wellbeing in infertile women and the results indicated that significant correlations exist between all the three variables. A regression analysis has been conducted to identify if psychological abuse and coping predict wellbeing. The findings and the implications of the study are discussed in the following.

Keywords: infertile women, psychological abuse, coping, wellbeing

DOI: 10.56490/IJHS.2022.4105