Anxiety and depression in polycystic ovary syndrome: a comprehensive investigation

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Abstract

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is associated with high levels of depression, which impact quality of life and limit self-efficacy, yet less is known about prevalence of anxiety. This cross-sectional, observational study of community-based women with PCOS comprehensively examined mood and found that anxiety existed at higher levels than depression, anxiety was underdiagnosed, and more women with PCOS who reported infertility were depressed.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2421 - 2423
Number of pages3
JournalFertility and Sterility
Volume93
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010

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