Aarts, J. W. M., Huppelschoten, A. G., van Empel, I. W. H., Boivin, J., Verhaak, C. M., Kremer, J. A. M., & Nelen, W. L. (2012). How patient-centred care relates to patients’ quality of life and distress: A study in 427 women experiencing infertility. Human Reproduction, 27(2), 488-495. doi:10.1093/humrep/der386
Summary of Findings: This study uses a cross-sectional questionnaire determines patient-centredness in family planning and fertility care strongly relates to patient quality of life. Specifically, participants that received quality patient centred care experienced far fewer instances of anxiety and depression than participants who did not receive the same care.