The impact of behavioral health sleeps education on the psychologic disorder in pregnancy: A randomaized Control Trial, year 2012

Rezaei, E.; Moghadam, Z. Behboodi
June 2014
Iranian Journal of Reproductive Medicine;Jun2014 Supplement, Vol. 12, p123
Academic Journal
Introduction: 79% of the pregnant women suffer from sleep disorders, as 70% of pregnant women have some of the Depression symptoms. These disorders are the result of physiological, hormonal and physical changes of pregnancy occur from different causes, can affect disorders before, during and after childbirth can be involved in causing depression during pregnancy and may be aggravated by disregarding health behavior. This study evaluated the impact of behavioral health sleep education on the improvement of depression in pregnant women with sleep disorders. Materials and Methods: This study was a randomized clinical trial, conducted on 96 pregnant women with sleep disorder (According to the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality questionnaire). Tools for data collection included demographic questionnaire and beck's Depression Inventory questionnaire. After sampling (easy), participants were randomly (simple) divided into two groups, case group was presented health behavior sleep education during a four-hour session then followed up by Fill out the beck's Depression Inventory questionnaire in the one and two month after intervention by the subjects. The control group received no intervention (except routine prenatal care). Finally statistical methods used to analysis the result by spss version 18. Results: Significant change was reported in the depression of pregnant women with sleep disorders in the case group in comparison to the control group one and two month after intervention (p≤0.05). Conclusion: Findings from this study add support to the reported effectiveness of behavioral health sleep education in the prenatal care and clinical management of insomnia in pregnancy.


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