Candidate selection and psychosocial considerations of in-vitro fertilization procedures.

@article{Greenfeld1986CandidateSA,
  title={Candidate selection and psychosocial considerations of in-vitro fertilization procedures.},
  author={Dorothy A. Greenfeld and Florence Haseltine},
  journal={Clinical obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={1986},
  volume={29 1},
  pages={119-26}
}
The psychological impact of the new reproductive technology should not be understated. The history of infertility treatment and failure to achieve pregnancy that most couples bring to the program, along with their hopes and expectations for success, makes them extremely vulnerable to anxiety, unrealistic expectations, and grief reactions. When a cycle of… CONTINUE READING