Effects of work and life stress on semen quality

18 Aug 2014Teresa Janevic, Ph.D.correspondencePress enter key for correspondence informationemailPress enter key to Email the author, Linda G. Kahn, M.A., M.P.H., Paul Landsbergis, Ph.D., Piera M. Cirillo, Ph.D., Barbara A. Cohn, Ph.D., Xinhua Liu, Ph.D., Pam Factor-Litvak, Ph.D.

In this first study to examine all three domains of stress, perceived stress and stressful life events but not work-related stress were associated with semen quality.

Meta Analysis
1 effect
3 years
193 subjects

Reported Outcomes


Stress Brain outcome
Brain system

Fertility Reproductive outcome
Minor decreased risk of Fertility
Reproductive system

Moderate evidence