Zahedan Journal of Research in Medical Sciences

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Relationship of Infertility Stress with Perception of Control Among a Group of Women with Fertility Problem in Shiraz

Abdulaziz Aflakseir 1 , * and Masoumeh Zareh 1
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1 University of Shiraz, Shiraz, Iran
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  • Zahedan Journal of Research in Medical Sciences: January 31, 2019, 21 (1); e69079
  • Published Online: February 2, 2019
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: April 4, 2018
  • Revised: January 2, 2019
  • Accepted: January 26, 2019
  • DOI: 10.5812/zjrms.69079

To Cite: Aflakseir A, Zareh M. Relationship of Infertility Stress with Perception of Control Among a Group of Women with Fertility Problem in Shiraz, Zahedan J Res Med Sci. 2019 ; 21(1):e69079. doi: 10.5812/zjrms.69079.

Abstract
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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
Acknowledgements
Footnotes
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