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Psychological Profile of Women With Infertility in Egypt: A Comparative Study

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Verified December 2015 by Ain Shams Maternity Hospital
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Ahmed Mohamed Bahaa El Din, Ain Shams Maternity Hospital Identifier:
First received: December 15, 2015
Last updated: December 21, 2015
Last verified: December 2015
The aim of this study is to determine the prevalence of psychological affection in infertile egyptian women

Condition Intervention
Other: hospital anxiety and depression scale

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Psychological Profile of Women With Infertility in Egypt: A Comparative Study

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Further study details as provided by Ain Shams Maternity Hospital:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • determination of the prevalence of depression among infertile women [ Time Frame: 6 months ]
    questionnaire will be used to collect qualititiative data from women

Estimated Enrollment: 400
Study Start Date: January 2016
Estimated Study Completion Date: July 2016
Estimated Primary Completion Date: July 2016 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Intervention Details:
    Other: hospital anxiety and depression scale
    Detection of infertility effect on emotional status
    Other Name: emotional distress of women with infertility
Detailed Description:
Comparative cross sectional study

Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 40 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
This study will be conducted at the department of Obstetrics and Gynecology of Ain shams university and Zagazig university and some private centres for the treatment of infertility. It will include 400 women, divided into two groups (control group and clinical group) starting from January 2016.

Inclusion Criteria:

Control group:

  • Pregnant women.
  • At least one live birth.
  • Age group 20-40 years.

Clinical group:

  • Infertile women either primary or secondary according to (WHO,2013).
  • Age group 20-40ys.
  • Different levels of education.
  • Different methods of treatment of infertility (medical or IVF)
  • Half of them from rural area the other half from urban area.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Male factor of infertility.
  • The women with psychiatric disorders.
  • The women with physical and medical disorders.
  • The women whose current pregnancy has any problems (e.g. growth retardation, macrosomia, placenta previa, threatened abortion, or preterm labour).
  • The women with history of intrauterine fetal death.
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT02638441

Contact: ahmed m bahaa, MD 01099517965 ext 02
Contact: ahmed m bahaa 01099517965 ext 02

Sponsors and Collaborators
Ain Shams Maternity Hospital
Study Director: sherif a akl professor of obstetric and gynecology
  More Information

Responsible Party: Ahmed Mohamed Bahaa El Din, lecturer, Ain Shams Maternity Hospital Identifier: NCT02638441     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: ADin
Study First Received: December 15, 2015
Last Updated: December 21, 2015
Individual Participant Data  
Plan to Share IPD: Yes

Keywords provided by Ain Shams Maternity Hospital:
psychological health

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Genital Diseases, Male
Genital Diseases, Female processed this record on April 28, 2017