Major Depressive Disorder Association with Unsuccessful In-Vitro Fertilization (IVF) of Primary Infertile Women

Shalan Joodah Rhemah Al-Abbudi, M.B., Ch.B. F.I.B.M.S.Psych.
Consultant Psychiatrist, Head of Psychiatry Department Imamain Kadhimain Medical City, Baghdad, Iraq.

Abstract

Background: Women who go through unsuccessful IVF treatment were at increased risk of depressive disorders.

Objective: investigate the association between the unsuccessful IVF and depression among women with primary infertility.

Methods: a cross-sectional study included infertile women attending fertility center. Socio-demographic and clinical variables were compiled. Self-Reporting Questionnaire (SRQ-20) to identify mental illnesses; DSM-V criteria for depression and Hamilton-17 Scale for severity of depression, were used.

Results: high prevalence of depression among infertile women 80%. Unsuccessful IVF were 46%. About 26 % of infertile women with unsuccessful IVF were depressed. Depression was significantly associated with education, monthly income, duration of marriage, smoking, medication, chronic illness, and religion.

Conclusion: Depressive disorders are the most frequently observed disorder among infertile women exposed to unsuccessful IVF

Abstract

Background: Women who go through unsuccessful IVF treatment were at increased risk of depressive disorders.


Objective: investigate the association between the unsuccessful IVF and depression among women with primary infertility.


Methods: a cross-sectional study included infertile women attending fertility center. Socio-demographic and clinical variables were compiled. Self-Reporting Questionnaire (SRQ-20) to identify mental illnesses; DSM-V criteria for depression and Hamilton-17 Scale for severity of depression, were used.


Results: high prevalence of depression among infertile women 80%. Unsuccessful IVF were 46%. About 26 % of infertile women with unsuccessful IVF were depressed. Depression was significantly associated with education, monthly income, duration of marriage, smoking, medication, chronic illness, and religion.


Conclusion: Depressive disorders are the most frequently observed disorder among infertile women exposed to unsuccessful IVF

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M.B., Ch.B. F.I.B.M.S.Psych., S. J. (2019). Major Depressive Disorder Association with Unsuccessful In-Vitro Fertilization (IVF) of Primary Infertile Women. International Journal of Contemporary Research and Review, 10(04), 20717-20725. https://doi.org/10.15520/ijcrr.v10i04.691
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M.B., Ch.B. F.I.B.M.S.Psych., S. J. (2019). Major Depressive Disorder Association with Unsuccessful In-Vitro Fertilization (IVF) of Primary Infertile Women. International Journal of Contemporary Research and Review, 10(04), 20717-20725. https://doi.org/10.15520/ijcrr.v10i04.691

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