Psychotherapy improves chances to get pregnant

04/01/2015 13:37

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Involuntary childlessness troubles 10-15% of couples in the Western societies. Few decades ago one of the diagnoses for infertility was a "psychogenic" childlessness where it was supposed that the main factor was stress. Nowadays the investigations got so advanced that unexplained infertility is no longer supposed to be psychological. 

Despite these advances there are many studies done on infertile couples where researchers tried various psychotherapies and found mostly that the chances to get pregnant increase with hypnotherapy or cognitive behavioural therapy. We know more about the reasons of infertility - blocked tubes, insufficient sperm count etc. but research showed that psychotherapy can improve