Long-term psychological adjustment to IVF/ICSI treatment in women.

  title={Long-term psychological adjustment to IVF/ICSI treatment in women.},
  author={Christianne Verhaak and Jesper M. J. Smeenk and Marleen J Nahuis and Jan A. M. Kremer and Didi D M Braat},
  journal={Human reproduction},
  volume={22 1},
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to gain more insight into long-term psychological adjustment to IVF in women. METHODS In a prospective cohort study, 298 women entering their first IVF treatment cycle (including ICSI) completed standardized psychological questionnaires before the start of the treatment, just after the last treatment cycle, and 6 months and 3-5 years after the last treatment cycle. The main outcome measures were state anxiety, depression and mode of adaptation to… CONTINUE READING