Pretreatment Beck Depression Inventory score is an important predictor for Post-treatment score in infertile patients: a before-after study

@article{Khademi2005PretreatmentBD,
  title={Pretreatment Beck Depression Inventory score is an important predictor for Post-treatment score in infertile patients: a before-after study},
  author={Afsaneh Khademi and Ashraf Alleyassin and Marzieh Aghahosseini and Fatemeh Ramezanzadeh and Ali Ahmadi Abhari},
  journal={BMC Psychiatry},
  year={2005},
  volume={5},
  pages={25 - 25}
}
BACKGROUND The experience of infertility can be extremely stressful. Some of the risk factors for depression in infertility are being female, repeated unsuccessful treatment cycles or a 2 to 3 year history of infertility, low socioeconomic status, foreign nationality, lack of partner support, life events and previous depression. In this study, we analyzed the Beck Depression Inventory score at the beginning and the end of infertility treatment, to determine which factors may influence the BDI… CONTINUE READING