THE INFLUENCE OF DEPRESSION AND ANXIETY ON HELP-SEEKING BEHAVIOUR AMONG INFERTILE WOMEN IN SOUTH-WESTERN NIGERIA
Infertile women reported less than 10% normal depression level, mild depression of 38.6%, followed by moderate 31.1% and then severe 21.1% depression respectively. In addition the women reported 12.1% normal anxiety level while most of the women reported mild anxiety of 44.5% followed by moderate 26.9% and then severe 18.5% anxiety respectively. There was a statistically significant negative correlation among depression, anxiety, and help-seeking behaviour (r= - 0.20, P<.05).
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