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Life after terminated IVF – experience and quality of life among men and women


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Title: Life after terminated IVF – experience and quality of life among men and women
Authors: Johansson, Marianne
E-mail: marianne.ak.johansson@vgregion.se
Issue Date: 28-May-2010
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Health and Care Sciences
Parts of work: I. Johansson M, Berg M. Women´s experiences of childlessness 2 years after the end of in vitro fertilization treatment. Scand J Caring Sci (2005)19,58-63.
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II. Johansson M, Hellström AL, Berg M. Severe male infertility after failed ICSI treatment - a phenomenological study on men's experiences. Submitted

III. Johansson M, Adolfsson A, Berg M, Frances J, Hogström L, Janson PO, Sogn J, Hellström AL. Quality of life for couples 4-5.5 years after unsuccessful IVF treatment. Acta Obstet et Gynecol Scand (2009) 88 (3): 291-300.
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IV. Johansson M, Adolfsson A, Berg M, Frances J, Hogström L, Janson PO, Sogn J, Hellström AL. Gender perspective on quality of life, comparisions between groups 4-5.5years after unsuccessful or successful IVF treatment. Acta Obstet et Gynecol Scan (2010) 89 (5): 683-691.
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Date of Defence: 2010-06-10
Disputation: Torsdagen den 10 juni 2010, kl 13.00, Hörsal Arvid Carlsson, Academicum, Medicinaregatan 3, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Health Care Sciences)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: infertility
IVF
ICSI
childlessness
phenomenology
lifeworld
grief
male-factor infertility
obstructive azoospermia
experience
psychology
quality of life
follow-up
gender
Abstract: The overall aim of this thesis was to study experiences of infertility and quality of life as subjectively experienced health and psychological well-being as well as demographic, socio-economic and health issues in men and women terminating IVF unsuccessfully, i.e. without subsequent childbirth. The informants in the qualitative studies, in which a descriptive, phenomenological method was used, were eight women (Paper I) and eight men with severe male-factor infertility (Paper II). The inform... more
ISBN: 978-91-628-8074-3
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/22380
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