J Boivin

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Affiliation: Cardiff University
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A review of psychosocial interventions in infertility
    J Boivin
    School of Psychology, Cardiff University, Cardiff CF10 3YG, UK
    Soc Sci Med 57:2325-41. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Infertility-related stress in men and women predicts treatment outcome 1 year later
    Jacky Boivin
    School of Psychology, Cardiff University, Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
    Fertil Steril 83:1745-52. 2005
  3. pmc Age, mode of conception, health service use and pregnancy health: a prospective cohort study of Australian women
    Jane Fisher
    School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 13:88. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Cassandra's prophecy: a psychological perspective. Why we need to do more than just tell women
    J Boivin
    Cardiff Fertility Studies Research Group, School of Psychology, Cardiff University, Tower Building, Park Place, Cardiff, Wales CF10 3AT, UK
    Reprod Biomed Online 27:11-4. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Tackling burden in ART: an integrated approach for medical staff
    Jacky Boivin
    Cardiff Fertility Studies Research Group, School of Psychology, Cardiff University, Tower Building, Park Place, CF10 3AT, Cardiff, Wales, UK
    Hum Reprod 27:941-50. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Guidelines for counselling in infertility: outline version
    J Boivin
    School of Psychology, Cardiff University, Cardiff, Wales, UK
    Hum Reprod 16:1301-4. 2001
  7. doi request reprint Medical waiting periods: imminence, emotions and coping
    Jacky Boivin
    Cardiff Fertility Studies Research Group, School of Psychology, Cardiff University, Tower Building, Park Place, Cardiff, CF10 3AT, Wales, UK
    Womens Health (Lond Engl) 6:59-69. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Use of complementary and alternative medicines associated with a 30% lower ongoing pregnancy/live birth rate during 12 months of fertility treatment
    J Boivin
    School of Psychology, Cardiff University, Tower Building, Park Place, Cardiff, Wales CF10 3AT, UK
    Hum Reprod 24:1626-31. 2009
  9. pmc Associations between maternal older age, family environment and parent and child wellbeing in families using assisted reproductive techniques to conceive
    J Boivin
    School of Psychology, Cardiff University, Park Place, Cardiff, CF10 3AT, Wales, United Kingdom
    Soc Sci Med 68:1948-55. 2009
  10. doi request reprint The Fertility Quality of Life (FertiQoL) tool: development and general psychometric properties
    Jacky Boivin
    Cardiff Fertility Studies Research Group, School of Psychology, Cardiff University, Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
    Fertil Steril 96:409-415.e3. 2011

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Publications27

  1. ncbi request reprint A review of psychosocial interventions in infertility
    J Boivin
    School of Psychology, Cardiff University, Cardiff CF10 3YG, UK
    Soc Sci Med 57:2325-41. 2003
    ..Men and women were found to benefit equally from psychosocial interventions. Directions for future research on the evaluation of psychosocial interventions are discussed...
  2. ncbi request reprint Infertility-related stress in men and women predicts treatment outcome 1 year later
    Jacky Boivin
    School of Psychology, Cardiff University, Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
    Fertil Steril 83:1745-52. 2005
    ..To examine the separate and joint effects of male and female fertility problem (FP) stress and the source of stress (e.g., personal, social, marital) on treatment outcome...
  3. pmc Age, mode of conception, health service use and pregnancy health: a prospective cohort study of Australian women
    Jane Fisher
    School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 13:88. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to establish in what ways maternal age and mode of conception are associated with, health behaviours, health service use and self-rated physical and mental health during pregnancy...
  4. doi request reprint Cassandra's prophecy: a psychological perspective. Why we need to do more than just tell women
    J Boivin
    Cardiff Fertility Studies Research Group, School of Psychology, Cardiff University, Tower Building, Park Place, Cardiff, Wales CF10 3AT, UK
    Reprod Biomed Online 27:11-4. 2013
    ..Empowerment may mean that people can better optimize their fertility health and be more likely to reach their parenthood goals. ..
  5. doi request reprint Tackling burden in ART: an integrated approach for medical staff
    Jacky Boivin
    Cardiff Fertility Studies Research Group, School of Psychology, Cardiff University, Tower Building, Park Place, CF10 3AT, Cardiff, Wales, UK
    Hum Reprod 27:941-50. 2012
    ..Reducing the burden of treatment should lead to improved outcomes, namely better quality of life during treatment and lower discontinuation rates...
  6. ncbi request reprint Guidelines for counselling in infertility: outline version
    J Boivin
    School of Psychology, Cardiff University, Cardiff, Wales, UK
    Hum Reprod 16:1301-4. 2001
    ..This paper summarizes the different sections of the Guidelines and describes how to obtain the complete text of the Guidelines for Counselling in Infertility...
  7. doi request reprint Medical waiting periods: imminence, emotions and coping
    Jacky Boivin
    Cardiff Fertility Studies Research Group, School of Psychology, Cardiff University, Tower Building, Park Place, Cardiff, CF10 3AT, Wales, UK
    Womens Health (Lond Engl) 6:59-69. 2010
    ..Healthcare professionals can assist their patients by facilitating coping strategies that better fit the demands of the waiting period and by offering support once outcomes are known...
  8. doi request reprint Use of complementary and alternative medicines associated with a 30% lower ongoing pregnancy/live birth rate during 12 months of fertility treatment
    J Boivin
    School of Psychology, Cardiff University, Tower Building, Park Place, Cardiff, Wales CF10 3AT, UK
    Hum Reprod 24:1626-31. 2009
    ..We therefore compared ongoing pregnancy and live birth rate in spontaneous users and non-users of CAM during a 12-month period of assisted reproduction technique (ART) treatment. Consent was by questionnaire return...
  9. pmc Associations between maternal older age, family environment and parent and child wellbeing in families using assisted reproductive techniques to conceive
    J Boivin
    School of Psychology, Cardiff University, Park Place, Cardiff, CF10 3AT, Wales, United Kingdom
    Soc Sci Med 68:1948-55. 2009
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  10. doi request reprint The Fertility Quality of Life (FertiQoL) tool: development and general psychometric properties
    Jacky Boivin
    Cardiff Fertility Studies Research Group, School of Psychology, Cardiff University, Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
    Fertil Steril 96:409-415.e3. 2011
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  11. pmc The fertility quality of life (FertiQoL) tool: development and general psychometric properties
    Jacky Boivin
    Cardiff Fertility Studies Research Group, School of Psychology, Cardiff University, Tower Building, Park Place, Cardiff Wales CF10 3AT, UK
    Hum Reprod 26:2084-91. 2011
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  12. pmc Emotional distress in infertile women and failure of assisted reproductive technologies: meta-analysis of prospective psychosocial studies
    J Boivin
    Cardiff Fertility Studies Research Group, School of Psychology, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK
    BMJ 342:d223. 2011
    ..To examine whether pretreatment emotional distress in women is associated with achievement of pregnancy after a cycle of assisted reproductive technology...
  13. ncbi request reprint International estimates of infertility prevalence and treatment-seeking: potential need and demand for infertility medical care
    Jacky Boivin
    School of Psychology, Cardiff University, Tower Building, Park Place, Wales, UK
    Hum Reprod 22:1506-12. 2007
    ..These estimates are lower than those typically cited and are remarkably similar between more and less developed countries...
  14. pmc Parenthood should be regarded as a right
    J Boivin
    School of Psychology, Cardiff University, UK
    Arch Dis Child 90:784-5. 2005
  15. ncbi request reprint Agreement between maternal report and antenatal records for a range of pre and peri-natal factors: the influence of maternal and child characteristics
    Frances Rice
    Department Psychological Medicine, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Heath Park, Cardiff, CF14 4XN, UK
    Early Hum Dev 83:497-504. 2007
    ..Many studies rely on maternal reports of pre and peri-natal factors. Both maternal and child characteristics may potentially influence the reliability and accuracy of maternal recall. However, this has not been previously examined...
  16. doi request reprint A feasibility study of a brief coping intervention (PRCI) for the waiting period before a pregnancy test during fertility treatment
    Deborah Lancastle
    Institute of Medical Genetics, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, University Hospital of Wales, Heath Park, Cardiff, UK
    Hum Reprod 23:2299-307. 2008
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  17. ncbi request reprint Dispositional optimism, trait anxiety, and coping: unique or shared effects on biological response to fertility treatment?
    Deborah Lancastle
    School of Psychology, Cardiff University, Cardiff, Wales
    Health Psychol 24:171-8. 2005
    ..This research contributes to evidence suggesting that the health benefits of dispositional optimism are due to its shared variance with neuroticism...
  18. ncbi request reprint Patterns of suffering and social interactions in infertile men: 12 months after unsuccessful treatment
    Laura A Peronace
    School of Psychology, Cardiff University, Cardiff, Wales, UK
    J Psychosom Obstet Gynaecol 28:105-14. 2007
    ..There was also a high level of agreement between couples and medical records on the cause of the couples' fertility arguing against the idea that women take the blame for male factor infertility...
  19. doi request reprint The role of knowledge and perceived susceptibility in intentions to optimize fertility: findings from the International Fertility Decision-Making Study (IFDMS)
    B Fulford
    School of Psychology, Cardiff University, Tower Building, Park Place, Cardiff CF10 3AT, UK
    Hum Reprod 28:3253-62. 2013
    ..e. by seeking medical and/or non-medical help and making lifestyle changes)?..
  20. doi request reprint Development and preliminary validation of the fertility status awareness tool: FertiSTAT
    L Bunting
    School of Psychology, Cardiff University, Tower Building, Park Place, Wales CF10 3AT, UK
    Hum Reprod 25:1722-33. 2010
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  21. doi request reprint Information and decision support needs of parents considering amniocentesis: interviews with pregnant women and health professionals
    Marie Anne Durand
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK
    Health Expect 13:125-38. 2010
    ..Our aim was to clarify and categorize information and decision support needs of pregnant women deciding about amniocentesis...
  22. doi request reprint Knowledge about infertility risk factors, fertility myths and illusory benefits of healthy habits in young people
    Laura Bunting
    School of Psychology, Cardiff University, Tower Building, Park Place, Wales CF10 3AT, UK
    Hum Reprod 23:1858-64. 2008
    ..g. smoking), beliefs in false fertility myths (e.g. benefits of rural living) and beliefs in the illusory benefits of healthy habits (e.g. exercising regularly) on female fertility...
  23. pmc Do intrauterine or genetic influences explain the foetal origins of chronic disease? A novel experimental method for disentangling effects
    Anita Thapar
    Department of Psychological Medicine, School of Medicine, Heath Park, Cardiff University, UK
    BMC Med Res Methodol 7:25. 2007
    ..However disentangling these effects in humans poses significant problems for traditional genetic epidemiological research designs...
  24. pmc Disentangling prenatal and inherited influences in humans with an experimental design
    Frances Rice
    Department of Psychological Medicine, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Cardiff CF14 4XN, Wales, United Kingdom
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:2464-7. 2009
    ..The origins of behavior and many common complex disorders may begin in early life, therefore this experimental design could pave the way for identifying prenatal factors that affect behavior in future generations...
  25. doi request reprint Pre-birth characteristics and 5-year follow-up of women with cryopreserved embryos after successful in vitro fertilisation treatment
    Mareike Stiel
    School of Psychology, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK
    J Psychosom Obstet Gynaecol 31:32-9. 2010
    ..5%) or frequently (34.6%). The personality differences identified may suggest that women who still have embryos after the end of fertility treatment may be in need of decision support...
  26. ncbi request reprint Decision-making about seeking medical advice in an internet sample of women trying to get pregnant
    Laura Bunting
    School of Psychology, Cardiff University, Tower Building, Park Place, Cardiff, UK
    Hum Reprod 22:1662-8. 2007
    ..Yet less than 55% do so and we sought to understand more about this paradox by comparing the psychosocial profile and decision-making of women not yet engaged in the medical process to that of those who had consulted...
  27. ncbi request reprint Does infertility cause marital benefit? An epidemiological study of 2250 women and men in fertility treatment
    Lone Schmidt
    Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Panum Institute, 3 Blegdamsvej, DK 2200 Copenhagen N, Denmark
    Patient Educ Couns 59:244-51. 2005
    ..g., that infertility has strengthen the marriage and brought the partners closer together among people beginning fertility treatment and (ii) communication and coping strategies as predictors of marital benefit 12 months later...