Volume : VIII, Issue : XII, December - 2019

Psychological morbidity following Hysterectomy in eastern Indian population

Dr. Anirban Ray, Dr. Subrata Das

Abstract :

Introduction: Hysterectomy is the commonest gynecological operation. It can be associated with psychological morbidity due to multiple factors. Though few studied showed on the contrary. Materials and Methods: An observational study was conducted in a tertiary care center in West Bengal where 100 post hysterectomy patients who consented to be recruited, had undergone Bengali version of SRQ–20, and a semi structured questionnaire one month after hysterectomy. Result and analysis: 64% had screener positive psychiatric morbidity. Occupation of the patient, type of operation and nature of histopathology can predict the occurrence of psychiatric morbidity. Conclusion: Post hysterectomy associated with significant psychiatric morbidity. Pre–post or case–control study with longer follow up would render stronger results.

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PSYCHOLOGICAL MORBIDITY FOLLOWING HYSTERECTOMY IN EASTERN INDIAN POPULATION, Dr. Anirban Ray, Dr. Subrata Das PARIPEX-INDIAN JOURNAL OF RESEARCH : Volume-8 | Issue-12 | December-2019


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