Psychiatric morbidity in couples attending a fertility service.

  title={Psychiatric morbidity in couples attending a fertility service.},
  author={Danisa Guerra and Andreu Llobera and Anna Veiga and P. Barri},
  journal={Human reproduction},
  volume={13 6},
The structured clinical interview for diagnosis (axis 1) according to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual for Mental Disorders (DSM-III-R) was used to assess psychiatric morbidity in 110 infertile patients. They were divided into two groups according to whether referral to the service of psychosomatic medicine was deemed advisable by the physician in charge. Psychiatric disorders were diagnosed in 39 of 56 (69.6%) patients in the referred group and in 13 of 54 (24.1%) in the non-referred… CONTINUE READING


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