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Another piece in the polycystic ovary syndrome-depression/anxiety puzzle: body image

Another piece in the polycystic ovary syndrome-depression/anxiety puzzle: body image
As our understanding of the complexity of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) grows, we begin to appreciate the far-reaching, multi-system manifestations of this disorder. PCOS is beyond a solely gynecologic disturbance. In recent years, new light has illuminated several psychological comorbidities of PCOS, of impact. Women with PCOS have an approximately three-fold increased risk for depression compared to controls, and the magnitude of the amplified risk for anxiety in PCOS may be even greater (1).
Source: fertstert.org

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