10. Overcoming Involuntary Childlessness and Assisted Conception

  1. Olga B. A. van den Akker

Published Online: 20 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781119968382.ch10

Reproductive Health Psychology

Reproductive Health Psychology

How to Cite

van den Akker, O. B. A. (2012) Overcoming Involuntary Childlessness and Assisted Conception, in Reproductive Health Psychology, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119968382.ch10

Author Information

  1. School of Health & Social Sciences, Middlesex University, London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 MAR 2012
  2. Published Print: 23 FEB 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470683385

Online ISBN: 9781119968382

SEARCH

Keywords:

  • involuntary childlessness;
  • ART;
  • lifestyle factors;
  • in vitro fertilization;
  • gamete donation;
  • donor children;
  • gestational surrogacy

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Epidemiology

  • Effects of Lifestyle Factors on Treatment

  • Treatment / Management

  • Definitions and Consequences of Treatments

  • Adoption

  • Treatment Abroad

  • Ethical Issues

  • Giving Up Treatment

  • Counselling

  • Guidelines / Policy

  • Summary

  • References