Helena Volgsten

Summary

Affiliation: Uppsala University
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. Volgsten H, Skoog Svanberg A, Ekselius L, Lundkvist O, Sundstrom Poromaa I. Prevalence of psychiatric disorders in infertile women and men undergoing in vitro fertilization treatment. Hum Reprod. 2008;23:2056-63 pubmed publisher
    ..Mood disorders are common in both women and men undergoing IVF treatment. The majority of subjects with a psychiatric disorder were undiagnosed and untreated. ..
  2. Volgsten H, Skoog Svanberg A, Ekselius L, Lundkvist O, Sundström Poromaa I. Risk factors for psychiatric disorders in infertile women and men undergoing in vitro fertilization treatment. Fertil Steril. 2010;93:1088-96 pubmed publisher
    ..Pregnancy test results were not a risk factor for depression or anxiety among men. ..
  3. Volgsten H, Ekselius L, Poromaa I, Svanberg A. Personality traits associated with depressive and anxiety disorders in infertile women and men undergoing in vitro fertilization treatment. Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand. 2010;89:27-34 pubmed publisher
    ..High neuroticism scores were negatively associated with live birth (p < 0.05). High scores on neuroticism-related personality traits were associated with depressive and/or anxiety disorders in women and men undergoing IVF. ..
  4. Volgsten H, Svanberg A, Olsson P. Unresolved grief in women and men in Sweden three years after undergoing unsuccessful in vitro fertilization treatment. Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand. 2010;89:1290-7 pubmed publisher
    ..Support and counseling concerning grief reactions following IVF failure, and a structured final consultation after IVF may facilitate the grieving process after undergoing unsuccessful IVF treatment. ..