Conception Tougher for Couples When Male Partner Is Depressed

FRIDAY, May 18, 2018 -- Depression in the man may reduce the chances that a couple struggling with infertility will ultimately conceive, new research suggests. Depression among women was not linked to lower conception rates, the study authors...
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Authors: Tola EN, Eris Yalcin S, Dugan N, Oral B Abstract PURPOSE: Type D personality-defined as the presence of two personality characters, namely negative affectivity (NA) and social inhibition (SI)-is associated with various disorders. The 14-item Type D Scale (DS14), which consists of NA and SI subscales, can be used for the detection of the presence of Type D personality. The aim of our study was to investigate the association of Type D personality and depression with infertility in women. METHOD: A total of 324 women, 168 primary unexplained infertile women (92 patients undergoing in vitro fertilization (...
Source: Journal of Psychosomatic Obstetrics and Gynaecology - Category: OBGYN Tags: J Psychosom Obstet Gynaecol Source Type: research
Over 10% of new cancer diagnoses occur in reproductive aged women, impacting 87 per 100,000 women each year [1]. Improvement in the management and treatment of these patients is leading to improved survival [2] and greater interest in survivorship outcomes. There is a growing movement to preserve the fullness of cancer patients ’ future. Satisfactory quality-of-life in cancer survivors may include the ability to conceive children and the infertility associated with cancer treatment can contribute to profound distress and depression in survivors [3].
Source: Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation - Category: Hematology Authors: Source Type: research
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Source: The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism - Category: Endocrinology Authors: Tags: J Clin Endocrinol Metab Source Type: research
This study aimed to quantify impairments in life satisfaction in infertile couples and to identify psychosocial variables moderating these impairments. For this purpose, 228 infertile couples completed the Life Satisfaction Questionnaire (LSQ), Perceived Stress Questionnaire (PSQ), Positive and Negative Affect Schedule (PANAS), Penn State Worry Questionnaire (PSWQ), Partnership Questionnaire (PQ), Social Support Questionnaire, (SSQ) and Questionnaire on the Desire to Have a Child (QDC). Our sample scored below the norm of the general population on the LSQ sum score and various subscales, including those assessing social re...
Source: Behavioral Medicine - Category: Psychiatry Authors: Tags: Behav Med Source Type: research
Phosphoinositide-specific phospholipases C (PI-PLCs) are involved in signaling pathways related to critical cellular functions, such as cell cycle regulation, cell differentiation, and gene expression. Nuclear PI-PLCs have been studied as key enzymes, molecular targets, and clinical prognostic/diagnostic factors in many physiopathologic processes. Here, we summarize the main studies about nuclear PI-PLCs, specifically, the imbalance of isozymes such as PI-PLCβ1 and PI-PLC, in cerebral, hematologic, neuromuscular, and fertility disorders. PI-PLCβ1 and PI-PLC1 affect epilepsy, depression, and bipolar disorder. In t...
Source: The Journal of Lipid Research - Category: Lipidology Authors: Tags: Thematic Reviews Source Type: research
Conclusion Infertilewomenhadno increased riskof sexual dysfunction relativetocontrols. Anxiety and depression increased the risk of sexual dysfunction in the studied population.Resumo Objetivo Avaliar a fun ção sexual, ansiedade e depressão de mulheres inférteis em relação a um grupo controle. Métodos Mulheres inférteis (grupo infértil, GI) em idade reprodutiva foram convidadas a participar deste estudo. Um grupo controle (GC) de mulheres foi recrutado da população geral da mesma cidade. A função sexual foi avaliada pelo Índic...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Ginecologia e Obstetricia - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: Among men, the levels of depressive and anxiety symptoms were low at the start of the infertility work-up. Depressive symptom levels increased significantly with the duration of infertility, whereas anxiety levels and VAS scores did not demonstrate a similar correlation. PMID: 30624134 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Journal of Psychosomatic Obstetrics and Gynaecology - Category: OBGYN Tags: J Psychosom Obstet Gynaecol Source Type: research
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Source: Gynecological Endocrinology - Category: Endocrinology Authors: Source Type: research
Bradley Goldman has filled out a size large T-shirt his whole adult life. As a bodybuilder, he knew that a steady stream of lean, bland proteins, heavy weights and steroids would make his muscles pop. But over the past six months, Goldman, a fitness and nutrition consultant in Los Angeles, has watched his jacked physique soften and shrink. “I cracked a couple of weeks ago, and I had to buy a shirt a whole size smaller,” he says. He tried it on for his wife Brittany, and it hung loose on his frame. “I just kind of shook my head,” he says. He knew she saw the changes too. Goldman, now 30, began takin...
Source: TIME: Health - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Uncategorized fertility Research Source Type: news
On an afternoon in November, a couple hosted a birthday party for their 1-year-old son. As family and friends gathered around the child to sing “Happy Birthday,” his parents addressed a milestone that reached well beyond the room. “It was emotional,” recalls the mother. “It took a lot more than a nine-month pregnancy to get him, and we wouldn’t be where we are without everyone’s support.” Many parents will tell you their child is miraculous. But the mere existence of this particular boy, who just a month earlier had taken his first steps, brings the miracle somehow closer to ...
Source: TIME: Health - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Uncategorized fertility Research Source Type: news
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