Acute maternal stress in pregnancy and schizophrenia in offspring: A cohort prospective study
- Effect of psychosocial stress on maternal complications during pregnancy: A cohort study. Abeysena, Chrishantha; Jayawardana, Pushpa; de A. Seneviratne, Rohini // International Journal of Collaborative Research on Internal Medi;Dec2010, Vol. 2 Issue 12, p436
Aim: To determine the effect of psychosocial stress on maternal complications during pregnancy Methods: A population based prospective cohort study was carried out in Sri Lanka from May 2001 to April 2002. Pregnant women were recruited on or before 16 weeks of gestation and followed up until...
- Reliability and validity of the Dutch version of the maternal antenatal attachment scale. Van Bussel, Johan C. H.; Spitz, Bernard; Demyttenaere, Koen // Archives of Women's Mental Health;Jun2010, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p267
In this study, we investigated the psychometric qualities of the Dutch version of the Maternal Antenatal Attachment Scale (MAAS). In a monocentric prospective observational cohort study, 403 expectant mothers completed a booklet with questionnaires in the first (T1), second (T2), and third (T3)...
- Stress and fetal growth. // AIMS Journal;2003/2004, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p17
Highlights a research study which does not support earlier findings that stress in pregnancy can reduce the size of the baby's head. Basis for the study's findings; Reason behind the discrepancy between the research and the earlier study claiming the role of stress.
- The important connection: psychological wellbeing during pregnancy and birth outcomes. STANEVA, ALEKSANDRA // Australian Nursing Journal;Aug2013, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p40
The article reports on the global prevalence of preterm birth and discusses increasing rates of preterm birth which have been seen in countries across the globe. A discussion of research which has investigated the relationship between maternal psychological well being during pregnancy and birth...
- Schizophrenia risk might be influenced by mother's depression. // Nursing Standard;3/10/2010, Vol. 24 Issue 27, p15
The article discusses research which found a link between maternal depression during pregnancy and the development of schizophrenia in children where there is a family history of psychosis.
- Marital Quality and Stress in Pregnancy Predict the Risk of Infectious Disease in the Offspring: The Norwegian Mother and Child Cohort Study. Henriksen, Roger Ekeberg; Thuen, Frode // PLoS ONE;09/30/2015, Vol. 10 Issue 10, p1
Objectives: The aim of this study was to explore the degree to which couplesâ€™ relationship dissatisfaction and stressful life events during pregnancy predict the risk of infectious disease in the offspring during their first year of life. Methods: Data were obtained from the Norwegian...
- The Effects of Heart Rate Variability Biofeedback in Patients with Preterm Labour. Siepmann, Martin; Hennig, Una-Dorothea; Siepmann, Timo; Nitzsche, Katharina; Mück-Weymann, Michael; Petrowski, Katja; Weidner, Kerstin // Applied Psychophysiology & Biofeedback;Mar2014, Vol. 39 Issue 1, p27
Preterm birth is a highly prevalent phenomenon that was shown to be associated with mental stress during pregnancy (Rich-Edwards and Grizzard in Am J Obstet Gynecol 192(5 Suppl):S30-S35, ). We aimed to assess the effects of heart rate variability (HRV)-biofeedback in patients with preterm...
- Breast Rescue. Hillard, Kerry // Baby Talk;Nov2000, Vol. 65 Issue 9, p85
Introduces the Soothies reusable gel pads for breastfeeding mothers. Benefits and advantages; Cost.
- Genetic liability, illicit drug use, life stress and psychotic symptoms: preliminary findings from the Edinburgh study of people at high risk for schizophrenia. Miller, P.; Lawrie, S. M.; Hodges, A.; Clafferty, R.; Cosway, R.; Johnstone, E. C. // Social Psychiatry & Psychiatric Epidemiology;2001, Vol. 36 Issue 7, p338
Background: Studies of groups at high risk of developing schizophrenia have tended to be based on subjects recruited to the study in their infancy. This paper reports on subjects at genetic high risk for schizophrenia assessed as young adults, close to the age when most onsets of schizophrenia...