Roles and Role Conflict of Women in Infertile Couples

  • Janet R. Allison


Pregnancy is probably the most dramatic, strictly female biological event—one that has meaning not only biologically, but culturally, interpersonally, and intrapsychically as well. Fertility is closely tied to woman’s identity and roles (Russo, 1976), and a psychology of women that is founded in women’s own experience and values must address this area.


Role Conflict Infertile Woman Infertile Couple Role Expectation Group Woman 


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