Risk factors for tubal ligation: regret and psychological effects impact of Beck Depression Inventory

Kelekci S., Erdemoglu E., Kutluk S., Ylmaz B., Savan K.

CONTRACEPTION, vol.71, no.6, pp.417-420, 2005 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 71 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.contraception.2004.12.020
  • Journal Name: CONTRACEPTION
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.417-420
  • Keywords: tubal ligation, sterilization, satisfaction, depression, Beck Depression Inventory, STERILIZATION
  • Recep Tayyip Erdoğan University Affiliated: Yes


Objective: To investigate the relation of sterilization and depression in association with Beck Depression Inventory (BDI) and to analyze whether preoperative BDI scores have predictive value on satisfaction.