Paper Information

Journal:   IRANIAN JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRY AND CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY   Spring 2004 , Volume 9 , Number 4 (36); Page(s) 43 To 48.
 
Paper: 

THE EFFECT OF COUNSELING ON REDUCTION OF DEPRESSION AFTER VASECTOMY AND TUBAL LIGATION

 
 
Author(s):  NIKKHOUI A., EKHLASI A., DAVASAZ IRANI R.*
 
* Payameh Noor University, Andimeshk, Enghelab Road, Health Center, Mental Health Unit, Iran
 
Abstract: 

Objectives: The aim of this project was to evaluate the effect of counseling on reduction of depress- ion post tubal ligation surgery.
Method: In this interventional study, 99patients referred to the Ahwaz Family Planning Research Center (AFPRC) in1999 were selected randomly and inserted in the case and control groups. The short form, Beck Depression Inventory was used to assess the level of depression. Data were analyzed by descriptive-statistics and t-test.
Findings: There was a significant difference between the group that received counseling (case group) and the group with no counseling (control group) in the level of depression post surgery. Furthermore, a significant difference in the level of depression was shown between males and females in the study.
Results: The level of depression post vasectomy surgery was less in the group that received counseling prior to the surgery than the group with no counseling.

 
Keyword(s): MENTAL CONSULTATION, DEPRESSION, VASECTOMY, TUBAL LIGATION, AHWAZ
 
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