Depression and anxiety Post Total Abdominal Hysterectomy with bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy.

  • Sarosh Khan Isra University Hospital, Hyderabad, Sindh, Pakistan.
  • Sheema Khan Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences, Jamshoro, Sindh, Pakistan.
  • Shehla Raza Channa Liaquat University Hospital, Jamshoro, Sindh, Pakistan.
  • Muhammad Adnan Bawany Isra University Hospital, Hyderabad, Sindh, Pakistan.
Keywords: Anxiety, Depression, Hysterectomy, Salpingo-oophorectomy, Total abdominal hysterectomy

Abstract

Objectives: To determine the frequency and severity of depression and anxiety in patients who had undergone total abdominal hysterectomy with bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy. Study Design: A cross-sectional study. Setting: Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Isra University Hospital, Hyderabad, Sindh. Period: From 14th January 2015 to 14th January 2016. Material & Methods: Total 136 women were included in the study that had undergone total abdominal hysterectomy along with bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy. Women who had an obstetrical hysterectomy, vaginal hysterectomy, subtotal hysterectomy, hysterectomized women with pre-existing depression and psychosis and women who did not agree to participate were excluded. Anxiety and depression were labelled along with severity as per operational definition using Zung self-rating depression and Zung self-rating anxiety scale and were analyzed by using SPSS 11.0. Result: Majority of the women were married (88.2%), educated (66.9%), and grand multiparous (46.3%). Commonest age group was more than 40 years (29.4%). Anxiety was present in 27.2% whereas depression was seen in 32.4% women. Conclusion: There was a highly significant association of age, parity and level of education with anxiety as well as depression. Majority of the women suffered from mild to moderate level of anxiety and depression.

Author Biographies

Sarosh Khan, Isra University Hospital, Hyderabad, Sindh, Pakistan.

MBBS, FCPS (Obstetrics & Gynaecology)

Senor Registrar Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Sheema Khan, Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences, Jamshoro, Sindh, Pakistan.

MBBS, MPhil (Pathology)

Lecturer

Department of Pathology

 

Shehla Raza Channa, Liaquat University Hospital, Jamshoro, Sindh, Pakistan.

MBBS, FCPS (Obstetrics & Gynaecology)

Assistant Professor Obstetrics and Gynaecology,

 

Muhammad Adnan Bawany, Isra University Hospital, Hyderabad, Sindh, Pakistan.

MBBS, FCPS (Medicine)

Associate Professor Medicine

 

Published
2020-02-10