Handling of Secrecy by Aid Couples

  • Christine Manuel
  • Marie Chevret
  • Jean-Claude Czyba


We have focused our attention on the problem of secrecy ever since the CECOS Center at Lyon initiated its research on the psychological aspects of AID. 1 None of the authors who previously cited secrecy as a problem in AID involvement2 have studied systematically either the specific ways in which secrecy is dealt with by couples, or the psychological and social factors related to the ways of handling secrecy; we have therefore attempted to perform an objective descriptive study.


Male Infertility Sociocultural Factor Eventual Revelation Future Child Semen Preservation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Christine Manuel
    • 1
  • Marie Chevret
    • 1
  • Jean-Claude Czyba
    • 1
  1. 1.Centre d’Etudes et de Conservation du Sperme(CECOS), LyonLyonFrance

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