Treatment‐related stresses and depression in couples undergoing assisted reproductive treatment by IVF or ICSI

@article{Beutel1999TreatmentrelatedSA,
  title={Treatment‐related stresses and depression in couples undergoing assisted reproductive treatment by IVF or ICSI},
  author={Manfred E. Beutel and J{\"o}rg Kupfer and P Kirchmeyer and Suzanne Kehde and Frank Michael K{\"o}hn and Immo Schroeder-Printzen and Holger Gips and H.J.G. Herrero and Wolfgang Weidner},
  journal={Andrologia},
  year={1999},
  volume={31}
}
Summary. The purposes of the study were to compare treatment‐related stresses of couples undergoing IVF or ICSI treatment (ejaculated, epididymal or testicular spermatozoa) and to identify sex differences and risk factors for depression. A one‐year cohort of couples was retrospectively sent questionnaires on infertility and treatment‐related distress and depression (Depression Scale, D‐S). Two hundred and eighty‐one women and 281 men (61% of those eligible) were included. As determined by… 

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