| Published: September 25, 2016
A Comparative Study and Association between Depression and Male Infertility
Introduction- Infertility affects both male and female. Little attention has been given to the psychological status of infertility male. Aim of this study is to study the association between depression and male infertility. Methods- 61 infertile men and 61 fertile men were randomly selected from DHH Kendrapada, Bhagabati hospital of Kendrapada and CHC of Derabish, Odisha and further administered HAM-D. Present study adopted case controlled design. Data analysis was done by using R statistical software. Results-Statistically significant association between depression and infertility men was found out [p<o.oo1]. It has also been found out that the lower the age group, higher the depressive symptoms. Conclusion-Depression among infertile men is remarkably high and individuals with low age range are at higher risk of developing depression.
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© 2016, P Pattnaik, S Gharai, N Samantarav
Received: July 14, 2016; Revision Received: August 06, 2016; Accepted: September 25, 2016
Published in Volume 03, Issue 4, July-September, 2016