Clarifying the benefits of the positive reappraisal coping intervention for women waiting for the outcome of IVF.

@article{Ockhuijsen2014ClarifyingTB,
  title={Clarifying the benefits of the positive reappraisal coping intervention for women waiting for the outcome of IVF.},
  author={Henri{\"e}tta D L Ockhuijsen and Agnes van den Hoogen and Marinus J C Eijkemans and Nickolas S Macklon and Jacky Boivin},
  journal={Human reproduction},
  year={2014},
  volume={29 12},
  pages={2712-8}
}
STUDY QUESTION Does the use of a positive reappraisal coping intervention (PRCI) alone following IVF embryo transfer influence anxiety, the depression and treatment outcome when compared with its use combined with monitoring emotions, monitoring emotions alone or no intervention? SUMMARY ANSWER Woman using the PRCI alone had significantly lower anxiety levels at Day 10 of the waiting period and 6 weeks after the start of the waiting period but also a significantly higher clinical pregnancy… CONTINUE READING