Risk Factors of Psychiatric Disorders and Sexual Dysfunction in Infertile Men

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Sun Yat-sen University

Status

Unknown

Conditions

Infertility
Sexual Dysfunction
Depression
Anxiety

Study type

Observational

Funder types

Other

Identifiers

NCT01893216
IMPsySex

Details and patient eligibility

About

To investigate the prevalence of psychological symptoms and sexual dysfunction, and to estimate their possible interactions in infertile men.

Full description

Although psychological disorders such as anxiety and depression are known to be associated with sexual dysfunction, and their interactions have been reported by many studies, particularly the prevalence of these two aspects and the relationship between them in infertile men in China have not been well investigated. The investigators' aim is to evaluate the prevalence of psychological symptoms and sexual dysfunction and interactions between them systematically by using validated questionnaires and scales.

Enrollment

1,500 estimated patients

Sex

Male

Ages

18 to 60 years old

Volunteers

Accepts Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion criteria

* men who seek treatment for infertility (infertility is defined as the inability to conceive after 1 year of unprotected intercourse) * age ≥ 18 years * in a heterosexual, stable relationship for at least 1 year * able to read and speak Chinese

Exclusion criteria

* inability to read and understand the questionnaire because of language difficulties * already evaluated during an earlier survey * men on medication that could have affected their ejaculatory and erectile function and/or psychological status

Trial design

1,500 participants in 2 patient groups

with depression or anxiety
Description:
Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale score over 9 points
without depression or anxiety
Description:
Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale score less than 8 points

Trial contacts and locations

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Central trial contact

Zi Wan, MD

Data sourced from clinicaltrials.gov

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