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“It is better to have tried, no matter what” : Psychological perspectives on pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD)


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Title: “It is better to have tried, no matter what” : Psychological perspectives on pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD)
Authors: Järvholm, Stina
E-mail: stina.jarvholm@vgregion.se
Issue Date: 24-Apr-2017
University: Göteborgs universitet. Samhällsvetenskapliga fakulteten
University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Social Sciences
Institution: Department of Psychology ; Psykologiska institutionen
Parts of work: I. Järvholm S, Broberg M, Thurin-Kjellberg A. 2014. The choice of Pre-implantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD), a qualitative study among men and women. Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology. 32(1):57-69.
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II. Järvholm S, Broberg M, Thurin-Kjellberg A. 2016. Risk factors for depression and anxiety among men and women planning for pre-implantation genetic diagnosis. Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology. 34(3):282.
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III. Järvholm, S., Thurin-Kjellberg, A. & Broberg, M. (2017) Is pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) more of a strain regarding satisfaction with marital quality for male or female partners? A three year follow-up study. Journal of Psychosomatic Obstetrics & Gynecology
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IV. Järvholm, S., Thurin-Kjellberg, A. & Broberg, M. (2017) Experiences of Pre-Implantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD) in Sweden: a Three-Year Follow-Up of Men and Women J Genet Counsel.
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Date of Defence: 2017-05-19
Disputation: Fredagen den 19 maj, 2017, kl. 10.00 i sal F1, Psykologiska institutionen vid Göteborgs universitet, Haraldsgatan 1.
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: Doctoral Dissertation
Keywords: Pre-implantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD)
Decision-making
Men and Women
Risk Factors
Depression
Anxiety
Marital Relationship
Counselling
Abstract: Couples with the risk of transmitting a genetic disease face different diagnostic options when they wish to become parents. Pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) combines in vitro fertilization (IVF) with biopsy of the embryo. With PGD the couple can start a pregnancy knowing that the child will not be affected by the particular disease. PGD is however a difficult way to become a parent and little is known about the psychological challenges for men and women who undergo PGD. The overall aim o... more
ISBN: 978-91-629-0151-6 (PDF)
978-91-629-0152-3 (PRINT)
ISSN: 1101-718X
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/51960
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