ESC expert statement on the effects on mood of the natural cycle and progestin-only contraceptives

G. S. Merki-Feld*, D. Apter, G. Bartfai, G. Grandi, K. Haldre, M. Lech, R. Lertxundi, I. Lete, P. Lobo Abascal, S. Raine, F. Roumen, D. Serfaty, L. P. Shulman, S. Skouby, J. Bitzer

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Abstract

Hormonal fluctuations during the natural cycle, as well as progestins used for hormonal contraception, can exert effects on mood especially in vulnerable women. Negative effects of levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine contraception on mood are rare.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)247-249
Number of pages3
JournalEuropean Journal of Contraception and Reproductive Health Care
Volume22
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 4 2017

Keywords

  • Depression
  • hormone-releasing intrauterine systems
  • mood variations in the natural cycle
  • progestin-only contraception

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Reproductive Medicine
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Pharmacology (medical)

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