Efforts to master

Efforts to master, reduce, or tolerate the demands created by stress (Pearlin & Schooler, 1978) A discrete and consistent response to an internal or external event, of significance to the couples who are involuntarily childless, which maybe of brief duration and consists of a co-ordinated set of responses that includes verbal, behavioral,physiological and neural mechanisms .

An influential force or act that has the effect of modifying and individual’s behavior, cognition or emotional state (Doctor and Shiromoto, Encyclopedia of mental Disorders, 2010). For the present study, psycho-social intervention stands for individual and family techniques based on the results of the need-based analysis done by the researcher and the in-depth interviews with the couples.