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Asian Journal of Nursing Education and Research
Year : 2021, Volume : 11, Issue : 1
First page : ( 7) Last page : ( 10)
Print ISSN : 2231-1149. Online ISSN : 2349-2996.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2349-2996.2021.00003.3

A study to assess the level of depression among women who are attending infertility clinic in selected hospital of ahmedabad district with view to providing of information booklet

Mr. Chaudhari Kathankumar A.*, Mr. Kapadiya Manthankumar N.**

Nootan College of Nursing, Department of Nursing, Visanagar, Dist- Mehsana, Gujarat, India

*Corresponding Author Email: kathanchaudhari123@gmail.com


Online published on 27 April, 2021.


Depression is a widespread mental health problem affecting many people. The life line depression in male is 8% - 12% and in females is 20% - 26%. Depression occurs twice as frequently in women as in men. As it is a highly prevalence condition more than 15% of adults at least are affected by depression among infertile women. Depression is the leading cause of disability and the fourth leading contributor to the global burden of disease in 2019. A Non experimental. Descriptive research design was adopted for the study. 50 infertile women were selected using Non-probability Convenient sampling technique in Well spring IVF and womens hospital, nova IVF fertility center, Ahmedabad District to assess the level of depression. Zung depression rating scale with 20 questions was used to assess the level of depression among infertile women. The findings of the study revealed that Majority 98% of women had moderate level of depression among infertile women and 02% of women had mild level of depression.



Assess, Depression, Infertility clinics, Infertile women.


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