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Depression in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

  • John A. BarryEmail author
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Abstract

The psychological issue related to in polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) that receives most attention is depression. This chapter explores the causes of depression, examining how much the various symptoms of PCOS (fertility issues, body hair, etc.) contribute to depression in PCOS. This chapter also reassesses some of the research on this topic. Improvements to how we (myself included) research the psychological aspects of PCOS are discussed.

Keywords

Depression Obesity Hirsutism Suicide Methodology 

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