Religiosity: Its Impact on Coping Styles Among Women Undergoing Fertility Treatment

  title={Religiosity: Its Impact on Coping Styles Among Women Undergoing Fertility Treatment},
  author={Orli Grinstein-Cohen and Anne Katz and Orly Sarid},
  journal={Journal of Religion and Health},
The Israeli worldview places great significance on childbearing. This could create emotional and ethical difficulties for women coping with fertility issues in addition to their treatments. This study examined the relations between coping strategies and level of religiosity in 159 women undergoing infertility treatment. Statistically significant relations were found between the problem-solving coping style and religious observance (p < 0.01) and religious beliefs (p < 0.05). An inverse… CONTINUE READING

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