The association of depression and common complaints of pregnancy in pregnanat women with sleep disorder

Rezaei, E.; Behboodi Moghadam, Z.
June 2014
Iranian Journal of Reproductive Medicine;Jun2014 Supplement, Vol. 12, p122
Academic Journal
Introduction: 79% of the American and 87.2 % of the Iranian pregnant women suffer from sleep disorders. These disorders are the result of physiological, hormonal, and physical changes of pregnancy occuring from different causes can affect disorders before, during and after childbirth be involved in causing depression during pregnancy. This study aimed to evaluate the association of depression and common complaints of pregnancy in pregnant women with sleep disorder. Materials and Methods: This is a cross-sectional study conducted on 972 pregnant women with sleep disorders referring to two selected health care centers in Makou affiliated to Urmia University of Medical Sciences during June-Oct 2012. Data collection tools included demographic characteristics, Pittsburgh standard sleep quality, and Beck depression standard questionnaires. Sampling was done by convenient sampling. Pregnant women with sleep disorders (Based on the PSQI) were selected as the subject's then demographic characteristics and beck depression standard questionnaires was completed by women, and statistical methods used to analysis. Results: The results indicated depression of pregnant women with sleep disorder were 67.3% and there were significant association (p<0.05) Between depression to all common complaints of pregnanacy [vomiting (r=0.084), headache(r=0.024), fatigue and drowsiness (r=0.015), heartburn (r=0.065), foot spasm (r=0.032), flatulence (0.063), constipation (0.007), reluctance to activity (0.046), and stress (0.069)] except backache and uregency(p>0.05). Conclusion: Given that a large percentage of pregnant women suffer from sleep disorders and along with it from depression. Hope this period, takes placed usual care, special programs for research, structured psychiatric interview, changing the social circumstances that many women face them, diagnostic and troubleshooting cause of the disturbance.


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