Depression in primary versus secondary infertility egg recipients

Yakov M. Epstein, Helane S. Rosenberg

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Women with primary infertility and their husbands were significantly more depressed than women with secondary infertility and their husbands, and the difference in levels of depression of women compared with their husbands was significantly greater for primary than for secondary infertility. Depressive symptomology for childless individuals is greater for wives than for their husbands.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1882-1884
Number of pages3
JournalFertility and Sterility
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jun 1 2005
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Reproductive Medicine
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

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