This current research is a quasi experimental design which is aimed to study the effectiveness of two couple therapies, Cognitive Behavioral Couple Therapy (CBCT) and Emotional Focused Couple Therapy (EFT), on depression and some other variables in infertile male factor pairs.
The sample includes 30 infertile volunteer pairs from Kosar Infertility Clinic which are placed in an experimental and a control group by applying Beck Depression Inventory (BDI-II) and U-man vitney test.
The results show that depression in CBCT group has a significant difference in comparison with control group (p<%1), while the EFT approach has no significant effect on it (p>%5). The results also reveal that the effect of two approaches on men and women are the same and there is no difference between them in affecting the depression (p>%5).