Depression may prevent infertile women from seeking treatmen
Infertile women who are depressed are less likely to proceed with fertility treatments, a small U.S. study suggests.

Fertility specialists should consider screening patients for depression, the authors write, to help these patients improve their quality of life and not miss out on the chance of pregnancy.

Of 416 women in the study, 41 percent screened positive for depression, researchers found.

“The relationship between depression and infertility is complex. Many women in our study screened positive for depression,” lead author Dr. Natalie Crawford told Reuters Health in an email....