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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Publication date: Available online 18 July 2018Source: PeptidesAuthor(s): Sevil Arabaci Tamer, Alper Yildirim, M. Kutay köroğlu, Özge Çevik, Feriha Ercan, Berrak Ç. YeğenAbstractTesticular torsion causes ischemia-reperfusion injury and an increased risk of infertility. Nesfatin-1 is a novel peptide with antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and anti-apoptotic properties. In the present study, we aimed to investigate the putative beneficial effects of nesfatin-1 on oxidative injury and impaired testicular function induced by testis torsion. Under anesthesia, male Sprague-Dawley rats (180-230 g; n = ...
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ConclusionThe RAS appear valid and reliable for assessing global relationship satisfaction among people experiencing infertility problem in Iran. It can also be used as brief and easy to administer inventory for assessment of relationship satisfaction in large sample survey research.
Source: Middle East Fertility Society Journal - Category: Reproduction Medicine Source Type: research
ConclusionThe prevalence of depression in this study was considerably higher than general population estimates. This disorder was more prevalent in women, patient with long infertility duration, treatment failure, and self-cause of infertility. These findings deserve significant attention in health care planning and programs for this population.
Source: Middle East Fertility Society Journal - Category: Reproduction Medicine Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 8 March 2018Source: Middle East Fertility Society JournalAuthor(s): Saman Maroufizadeh, Fatemeh Foroudifard, Behnaz Navid, Zahra Ezabadi, Bentolhoda Sobati, Reza Omani-SamaniAbstractBackground and objectiveInfertility is a low control stressor with negative psychological consequences. The 10-item Perceived Stress Scale (PSS-10) is one of the most frequently used instrument to measure perceived stress. The aim of this study was to examine the psychometric properties of the PSS-10 in Iranian infertile women.MethodsThis cross-sectional study included 240 infertile women in a referral fertili...
Source: Middle East Fertility Society Journal - Category: Reproduction Medicine Source Type: research
ConclusionThe GAD-7 demonstrated satisfactory reliability and validity; these results support its use to measure GAD in people with infertility problems.
Source: Middle East Fertility Society Journal - Category: Reproduction Medicine Source Type: research
ConclusionWe found that the anxiety and depression rates were very high among infertile patients. Thus, there may be a need for infertile patients to receive ongoing psychological interventions and support that matches their background during ART in order to reduce level of anxiety and depression.
Source: Middle East Fertility Society Journal - Category: Reproduction Medicine Source Type: research
ConclusionIn summary, the present study provides further evidence that the KMSS is psychometrically sound and therefore it can be recommended for further use by researchers interested in the context of marital quality.
Source: Middle East Fertility Society Journal - Category: Reproduction Medicine Source Type: research
ConclusionResults cast doubt on the belief that distress impedes the success of infertility treatment, offering hope and optimism to the many women who feel emotionally responsible for the outcome of ART and informing the evidence-based practices of their health-care providers. We also identify specific areas and research methods needed to corroborate and extend study conclusions, including study of factors that elevate or attenuate distress in women undergoing infertility treatment.
Source: Social Science and Medicine - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Source Type: research
You couldn’t get pregnant easily, and needed fertility treatments. You had a miscarriage. Or several. You developed complications during your pregnancy. You delivered your baby preterm. Every single one of Parijat Deshpande’s clients feels like their bodies have betrayed them because of the above reasons. Deshpande, MS, is a perinatal mind-body wellness counselor and high-risk pregnancy expert, who helps women navigate stress so they can manage pregnancy complications and give their baby a strong start to life. Psychologist Julie Bindeman, PsyD, works with women struggling with reproductive challenges, depressi...
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The ‘psychogenic’ hypothesis has a long history in the field of infertility. The present study investigated whether anxiety or depressive symptoms are associated with probability of subsequent live birth in a cohort of infertile women from the general population.
Source: Journal of Psychosomatic Research - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Source Type: research
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