Stress Management for Couples Undergoing In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)


About this study

The investigators are trying to determine stress management strategies in couples undergoing In Vitro Fertilization (IVF).

Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. There is no guarantee that every individual who qualifies and wants to participate in a trial will be enrolled. Please contact the study team to discuss whether or not you are eligible to participate in a study.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Women with clinical infertility, either primary or secondary, who are recommended for IVF for the first time as part of their treatment for infertility
  • Women with a partner, and both are willing to provide consent for study participation as a couple
  • Couples that can be reached by telephone for follow-up

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Women less than 18 years of age
  • Women equal or greater than 40 years of age
  • Women with a history of recurrent pregnancy loss
  • History of current or recent psychotic episode within past 6 months for either the woman or her partner
  • Couples needing a interpreter for their clinical encounter

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact the study team for the most up-to-date information regarding possible participation.

Mayo Clinic Location Status

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Amit Sood, M.D.

Closed for enrollment

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