Dr Danial Aziz, Dr Ayesha Khalid, Dr Abeera Zahid
Aim: To Determine the incidence of Depression among the Women after Hysterectomy and association between hysterectomy and long-term psychological health. Method: it is Cohort Study conducted in July to august 2017 in DHQ Bhakkar and other hospital of Bhakkar on 44 women in which hysterectomy had performed. Data is collected by Personal Health questionnaire Depression Scale. Data is Entered and analysis by SPSS Version 23. Results: 13% Women face psychiatric disorder after Hysterectomy. Among Depressed Women 6.8% face severs psychiatric problems, 2.2% face moderate Psychiatric problems while 4.5% face mild psychiatric problems. Psychiatric disorder is determining more in young age group 67.2% while odds of psychiatric disorder decrease with increase in age. Psychiatric disorder is more common in rural area that is 66.6%. Psychiatric disorder decreases with husband and Family Support. Psychiatric disorder decreases with education because more in uneducated women up to 50% of depressed women are uneducated. Psychiatric disorder increases with co-removal of ovaries 66.5%. Conclusion: Our findings suggest that women who undergo hysterectomy at a young age are a group who suffer more psychological problems and require more support than women of middle-age or old age group which are able to maintain their good psychological health.