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An Investigation of the Prevalence Rate and Severity of Symptoms of Depression and Its Relationship with Duration of Infertility among Infertile Men Referred to Infertility Center Jahad Daneshgahi Qom in 2013, Iran
Gholam Hossein Noruzinejad1, Seyed Davood Mohammadi 2, Reza Seyedtabaee1, Amir Hossein Sharifi3
1- Gholam Hossein Noruzinejad
2- Gholam Hossein Noruzinejad , mohammadi.sd@gmail.com
3- Qom University of Medical Sciences, Qom, Iran.
Abstract:   (3513 Views)

Background and Objectives: Infertility is one of the stressful issues for couples, especially men involved in it. In the present study, the prevalence rate and severity of symptoms of depression and its relationship with duration of infertility, were studied in infertile men.

Methods: This descriptive cross-sectional study was conducted on 136 primary infertile men referred to Jahad Daneshgahi Infertility Treatment Center of Qom province in spring 2013. The convenience sampling method was used to select participants. The participants responded to Beck Depression Questionnaire. Data were analyzed by independent t-, one-way ANOVA, and Chi square tests.

Results: In this research, 16.9 percent of infertile men had depression, of whom 52.2% had mild, 30.4% moderate, and 17.4% severe depression. Also, no association was obtained between demographic variables of age, job, educational level, and infertility duration with depression and its severity.

Conclusion: The results of the current research indicated that approximately one out of six men were infertile and had depression, which in half of them, depression was mild. Also, and there was no association between depression and duration of infertility.

Keywords: Depression, Infertility, male.
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Received: 2016/04/17 | Accepted: 2016/04/17 | Published: 2016/04/17
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Noruzinejad G H, Mohammadi S D, Seyedtabaee R, Sharifi A H. An Investigation of the Prevalence Rate and Severity of Symptoms of Depression and Its Relationship with Duration of Infertility among Infertile Men Referred to Infertility Center Jahad Daneshgahi Qom in 2013, Iran. Qom Univ Med Sci J. 2016; 10 (2) :81-87
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