Citations with the tag: PREGNANCY -- Psychological aspects

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  • Postnatal depression - myth and reality: maternal depression before and after the birth of a child.
    Najman, J. M.; Andersen, M. J.; Bor, W.; O'Callaghan, M. J.; Williams, G. M. // Social Psychiatry & Psychiatric Epidemiology; 2000, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p19 

    Abstract Background.' Much has been written about postnatal depression as a clinical condition. There is some evidence to suggest that a substantial proportion of women who give birth experience a depression in the postnatal period. This paper reports the results of a longitudinal study of the...

  • Early pregnancy and academic achievement of African-American youth.
    Prater, Loretta Pinkard // Exceptional Children; Oct/Nov92, Vol. 59 Issue 2, p141 

    Proposes that students who are adolescent parents, though not considered disabled, are impaired by their situation. Competing demands of school and home; Preventive measures; Strategies to keep students in school.

  • The relation between self-esteem, sexual activity, and pregnancy.
    Robinson, Rachel B.; Frank, Deborah I. // Adolescence; Spring94, Vol. 29 Issue 113, p27 

    Examines self-esteem in relation to sexual behaviors of male and female adolescents that led to unplanned pregnancy. Lack of correlation between level of sexual experience and self-esteem; Decline of self-esteem of teenage fathers; Role of professionals involved in pregnancy prevention.

  • Inhibition of mourning by pregnancy: psychopathology and management.
    Lewis, Emanuel // British Medical Journal; 7/7/1979, Vol. 2 Issue 6181, p27 

    Investigates the psychopathology and management of inhibition of mourning during pregnancy. Difficulty to mourn during a bereavement; Idealization of the child as a reincarnation of the dead person or child abuse; Need to help a bereaved women to mourn at the time of death.

  • Antipsychotic Medication During Pregnancy and Lactation in Women With Schizophrenia: Evaluating the Risk.
    Patton, Sheila W; Misri, Shaila; Corral, Maria R; Perry, Katherine F; Kuan, Annie J // Canadian Journal of Psychiatry; Dec2002, Vol. 47 Issue 10, p959 

    Objective: To review studies investigating the following: whether exposing developing infants to antipsychotic medication during pregnancy and lactation is associated with increased risks of teratogenic, neonatal, and long-term neurobehavioural sequelae; whether schizophrenia itself affects...

  • A Ray of Light.
    Patton, Sheila W; Misri, Shaila; Corral, Maria R; Perry, Katherine F; Kuan, Annie J // Working Mother; Mar2001, p32 

    Reports on studies conducted by researchers at Yale, Columbia and Case Western Reserve universities in the United States, on the effects of light therapy on expectant mothers suffering from depression.

  • Having my baby.
    Brown, Ian // Saturday Night; Oct93, Vol. 108 Issue 8, p50 

    Recounts a man's experience in Lamaze class for pregnant women and their mates. Impressions of pregnancy; Use of psychoprophylaxis; Fear of episiotomy; Crush on instructor as a major distraction; Likes and dislikes about pregnancy; Eroticism of childbirth; Rehearsal of labor in class;...

  • Perceptions of pregnant/parenting teens: Reframing issues for an integrated approach to pregnancy...
    Rodriguez Jr., Cleo; Moore, Nelwyn B. // Adolescence; Fall95, Vol. 30 Issue 119, p685 

    Examines correlations between personal, family and educational background factors and unplanned teenage pregnancy. Administration of an anonymous questionnaire to 341 volunteer respondents in 14 Teenage Pregnancy/Parenting Programs; Differences among respondents related to family relationships,...

  • The choices.
    Redman, D.; Kunz, Anita // Mother Jones; Jan/Feb94, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p32 

    Opinion. Presents a woman's account of her pregnancy and subsequent decision to have an abortion. Alternatives to suction cutterate; Use of the drug methotrexate; Doubts about her capacity to raise a child; Feelings during the Women's Day demonstration. INSET: An alternative to RU 486?, by...

  • The pregnant art therapist.
    Maat, Mercedes B. ter; Vandersyde, Ann D. // American Journal of Art Therapy; Feb95, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p74 

    Presents two clinical cases to examine the impact of pregnancy on the therapeutic process. Review of significant aspects of countertransference and transference responses addressed by the literature and experienced by the authors during their pregnancies; Transference and countertransference...

  • Answering your questions.
    Maat, Mercedes B. ter; Vandersyde, Ann D. // Australia's Parents; Apr/May97 Supplement Pregnancy, Issue 98, p8 

    Presents advice and counsel to pregnant women. Coping with anxiety; Information on HELLP (haemolysis), which may occur in pregnant women who develop high blood pressure and usually protein in their urine.

  • Promoting confidence in maternal intuition.
    Clift-Matthews, Victoria // British Journal of Midwifery; May2010, Vol. 18 Issue 5, p276 

    The article discusses various reports published within this issue include one by Julie Smith and Mary Nolan on the anxiety experienced by pregnant women when they are asked to go home while in early labour and another by Belinda Maier on pregnant women who think that they are not treated as...

  • Celebrate your shape.
    Clift-Matthews, Victoria // Mothering; Mar/Apr2010, Issue 159, p32 

    The article reports on the website, http://theshapeofamother.com, which aims to normalize the effect of pregnancy and birth in the female form particularly to Western women and mothers.

  • Women's experiences of a follow up childbearing journey with Bachelor of Science students in Gauteng Province, South Africa.
    MODIBA, L. M. // African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation & Dan; Sep2013 Supplement 1, p108 

    The purpose of this study was to describe and analyse the lived experiences of the follow up journey of a pregnant woman by listening to the voices of women as they reflect on their journey. A qualitative, descriptive and contextual design was used to examine into each woman's experience of her...

  • Handling Pregnancy Rage.
    Lamarre, Leslie // Parenting; Feb99, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p45 

    Discusses the irritability of pregnant women. Speculated reasons for the mood; Comment from Doctor Clark Gillespie; Discomforts of pregnancy; How to counter irritability.

  • 'I'm pregnant...so why am I sad?'.
    Picker, Lauren // Redbook; Apr2002, Vol. 198 Issue 4, p124 

    Part I. Discusses the importance to understand occurrence of depression during pregnancy. Diagnostic criteria for clinical depression; Importance of talking about what a woman feel with her husband; Occurrence of depression after birth; Primary risk factor for prenatal depression.

  • Pregnancy Pals.
    Zahorchak, Jason // Parenting; May2001, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p45 

    Discusses why pregnant women need to seek the comfort of friends. Benefits of friendship to pregnant women; Importance of a pre-natal class.

  • WHEN WORRY GOES TOO FAR.
    Slater, Lauren // Baby Talk; May2003, Vol. 68 Issue 4, p46 

    Presents an article describing the experiences of a pregnant woman with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). Facts about OCD; Details on the diagnosis of pregnancy and prenatal care procedures; Effect of OCD on pregnancy; Lesson in life learned from the experience.

  • What to Expect.
    Eisenberg, Arlene; Murkoff, Heidi E. // Baby Talk; Dec97/Jan98, Vol. 62 Issue 10, p19 

    Answers several questions related to infant care. Language of babies; Ability of infants to grasp; When to feed infants with solid foods; Impact of depression on pregnancy.

  • In Your WILDEST Dreams.
    Parch, Lorie // Baby Talk; Dec98/Jan99, Vol. 63 Issue 10, p61 

    Examines the implications of dreams during pregnancy. Emotional content of dreams; Presence of a pattern in pregnancy dreams; Psychological impact of dreams; Role of dreams in the process of preparation for parenting. INSET: BEEN THERE, DREAMED THAT.

  • More to Love.
    Kane, Susan // Parenting Early Years; Jul2010, Vol. 24 Issue 6, p11 

    The article offers the author's insights of being happy and healthy after giving births and gaining weight.

  • then there was light.
    Winik, Marion // Fit Pregnancy; Apr/May2002, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p123 

    Presents an article about a pregnant woman's depression during pregnancy with her third baby. Experience during her first pregnancy; Reasons for the depression; Antidepressant taken to deal with depression.

  • Getting the Emotional Support You Need.
    Bourland, Julia // Parenting; Oct99, Vol. 13 Issue 8, p57 

    Lists ways on how to handle emotional stress during pregnancy. Persons on whom one can vent loneliness; How to cope with anxiety; Advice on examining oneself. INSET: Sources of Solace.

  • Pregnant … and Depressed.
    Harrar, Sarí; Nelson, Roxanne // Prevention; Nov2003, Vol. 55 Issue 11, p48 

    Discusses depression among pregnant women. Causes of depression in pregnant women; Health risks; Recommendations of doctors.

  • BABY BLUES.
    Formichelli, Linda // Psychology Today; Mar/Apr2001, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p24 

    Presents a study which focused on postpartum depression, a condition encountered by new mothers characterized by a feeling of depression after the baby is born. Reason for the vulnerability of pregnant women to depression; Percentage of women who become depressed after giving birth; How to deal...

  • A FATEFUL FIRST ACT.
    Laber-Warren, Emily // Psychology Today; May/Jun2009, Vol. 42 Issue 3, p82 

    The author discusses issues regarding pregnancy. New studies revealed that fetal development is a complicated duet between the baby's genes and the messages it receives from its mother, and based on those signals, the fetus chooses one path over another, often resulting in long-term changes. A...

  • MOMS IN WAITING.
    Washington-Harris, Melissa // Heart & Soul; Apr2001, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p28 

    Suggests steps that pregnant women on bed rest can take to help ease the boredom, discontent and feelings of isolation, anxiety and helplessness that go with having to be in bed all the time.

  • Characteristics predicting response: in vitro fertilisation.
    White, Adrian; Meinen, Michael // Acupuncture in Medicine; Feb2014, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p86 

    The article discusses the study "The Effects of Acupuncture on Rates of Clinical Pregnancy Among Women Undergoing in Vitro Fertilization: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis" by E. Manheimer and colleagues, published in the 2013 issue of "Human Reproduction Update."

  • OUT OF MIND.
    Drummond, Robert // Prospect; Jun2007, Issue 135, p28 

    The article focuses on the psychological condition of false pregnancy syndrome. An overview is given of the condition and its common symptoms, along with a brief history of its discovery and treatment. The male counterpart to the condition, called Couvade syndrome, is also discussed. Multiple...

  • `Pregnant brain' a fallacy.
    Lantz, Stephen // Australasian Science; Jul2000, Vol. 21 Issue 6, p12 

    Focuses on a study which debunked the myth that pregnant women suffer from memory loss, conducted by a team from the Australian National University's Centre for Medical Health Research. Participants of the study; Comments from Doctor Helen Christensen.

  • Post-Pregnancy Smarts.
    Phillips, Samantha // Parenting; Aug2000, Vol. 14 Issue 6, p47 

    Deals with the impact of the post-pregnancy period on the mothers' ability to learn. Statement issued by Craig Kinsley, associate professor of neuroscience at the University of Richmond.

  • Psychosocial stressors of drug-abusing disadvantaged adolescent mothers.
    Scafidi, Frank A.; Field, Tiffany // Adolescence; Spring97, Vol. 32 Issue 125, p93 

    Identifies the psychosocial stressors associated with adolescent pregnancy and drug abuse. Application of the Problem Oriented Screening Instrument for Teenagers (POSIT) and Beck Depression Inventory (BDI) to 55 disadvantaged adolescent mothers; Best predictors of drug abuse during pregnancy.

  • How pregnancy can boost your sex life...really!
    Young, Stephanie // Glamour; Feb95, Vol. 93 Issue 2, p42 

    Cites Sheila Kitzinger's book entitled `The Year After Childbirth.' beauty of a pregnant woman; Role of pregnancy in boosting a woman's sex life.

  • Not waving but drowning: mothers in distress.
    Bloom, Jane // British Journal of Midwifery; May2002, Vol. 10 Issue 5, p324 

    Focuses on the importance of psychological psychotherapy treatment needs of childbearing women in Great Britain. Improvement of perinatal mental care; Reduction of distress symptoms; Improvement on the quality of midwifery care.

  • Healthy aging begins in the womb.
    Bloom, Jane // Biomedical Market Newsletter; 3/21/2012, Vol. 21, p1 

    The article offers information on a new study led by the Jena University Hospital in Thuringia, Germany neurologists and epidemiologists from Europe based on studying the negative impacts of maternal stress, undernutrition and medication during pregnancy on child's brain.

  • Effect of spiritual intelligence on decreasing pregnant women;s anxiety during pregnancy in Shiraz City.
    Baba Nazari, L.; Zamani, P. // Journal of Jahrom University of Medical Sciences; 1/15/2014, Vol. 11, p244 

    Introduction: Pregnancy is a new and unique situation in which the pregnant women experience many changes both in terms of psychological and physiological. The aim of this research was aninvestigation on the effect of spiritual intelligence training on decreasing pregnancy anxiety inShiraz....

  • Independent predictors of breastfeeding intention in a disadvantaged population of pregnant women.
    Mclnnes, Rhona J.; Love, Janet G.; Stone, David H. // BMC Public Health; 2001, Vol. 1, p10 

    Background: Breastfeeding rates in Scotland are very low, particularly in the more disadvantaged areas. Despite a number of interventions to promote breastfeeding very few women actually intend to breastfeed their baby. The aim of this study was to identify personal and social factors...

  • Manage your moods.
    Rusch, Elizabeth // Fit Pregnancy; Apr/May2010, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p50 

    No abstract available.

  • Your incredible shrinking brain.
    C. A. L. // Fit Pregnancy; Apr/May2010, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p103 

    No abstract available.

  • Hormone handbook.
    Oz, Mehmet; Roizen, Michael // Fit Pregnancy; Aug/Sep2011, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p46 

    The article discusses how hormones regulates everything from mood swings to acne eruption during pregnancy. It has been stated that Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (hCG) stimulates the corpus luteum to produce estrogen and progesterone in the first 10 weeks after conception. It has been stated that...

  • Pregnancy in women with psychotic disorders.
    Barkla, J.; Byrne, L.; Hearle, J.; Plant, K.; Jenner, L.; McGrath, J. // Archives of Women's Mental Health; 2000, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p23 

    Clinical experience and past research suggest that women with psychotic disorders have special needs when it comes to the provision of family planning and obstetric care. The aim of this study was to examine variables related to these issues in a representative sample of women with psychotic...

  • Intimacies.
    Johnson, Pamela // Essence (Essence); Sep99, Vol. 30 Issue 5, p64 

    Features ideas for nurturing relationships. Discussion on soul mates; How to express anger feelings properly; List of stages in birth process that a pregnant women can learn to effect meaningful changes.

  • Let's Get Personal.
    Cole, Judy; Frank, Christina; Motte, Paula; Wong, Kathleen // Health (Time Inc. Health); Jun2000, Vol. 14 Issue 5, p152 

    Presents news briefs about women's health as of June 2000. Emotional problems associated with pregnancy; Importance of mammograms in women at the age of 50 and up; Views of author Elsimar Coutinho on the menstrual cycle.

  • Changes in Intendedness During Pregnancy in a High-Risk Multiparous Population.
    Poole, Victoria L.; Flowers, Juanzetta S.; Goldenberg, Robert L.; Cliver, Suzanne P.; McNeal, Sandre // Maternal & Child Health Journal; Sep2000, Vol. 4 Issue 3, p179 

    Objectives : Our objectives were to determine whether pregnancy intendedness changes as the pregnancy progresses and, if so, in what direction. Methods : Intendedness questions similar to those used in the 1988 National Survey of Family Growth were administered in the second trimester of...

  • The Stability of Pregnancy Intentions and Pregnancy-Related Maternal Behaviors.
    Joyce, Ted; Kaestner, Robert; Korenman, Sanders // Maternal & Child Health Journal; Sep2000, Vol. 4 Issue 3, p171 

    Objectives : Our objectives were to characterize the stability of pregnancy intention and to examine whether stability is associated with the timing of prenatal care initiation, smoking during pregnancy, and breastfeeding. Methods : We use a sample of women from the National Longitudinal Survey...

  • A History of the Measurement of Unintended Pregnancies and Births.
    Campbell, Arthur A.; Mosher, William D. // Maternal & Child Health Journal; Sep2000, Vol. 4 Issue 3, p163 

    Objectives : This article reviews the history of the measurement of unwanted and unintended pregnancy in fertility surveys in the United States. These concepts were developed in order to help explain trends and differences in birth rates in the United States. Background : Unwanted fertility was...

  • The Intendedness of Pregnancy: A Concept in Transition.
    Klerman, Lorraine v. // Maternal & Child Health Journal; Sep2000, Vol. 4 Issue 3, p155 

    Background : Although interest in the intendedness or the planning status of a pregnancy goes back many centuries, it is only since 1941 that questions about these issues have been asked systematically in large-scale surveys. More recently, questions about intendedness have become standard...

  • Pregnant Sex: Everything You Need To Know.
    Torpey, Anne // Parenting; Nov2001, Vol. 15 Issue 9, p51 

    Discusses the physical and emotional changes that comes with pregnancy. Sexual appetite trend throughout pregnancy; Mood swings during pregnancy.

  • Stress and Mood Disorders During Pregnancy: Implications for Child Development.
    Monk, Catherine // Psychiatric Quarterly; Dec2001, Vol. 72 Issue 4, p347 

    Recent research suggests that stress, anxiety, and depression during pregnancy may have an impact on how the child develops. In this article, the central literature supporting this hypothesis is reviewed. Next, studies from our laboratory showing that differences in fetal heart rate patterns are...

  • Liver Diseases Specific to Pregnancy.
    Cholongitas, Evangelos; Burroughs, Andrew K. // Current Medical Literature: Gastroenterology; 2008, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p33 

    The article discusses the changes in the liver that occur physiologically during pregnancy. The three categories of liver diseases in pregnancy in the clinical setting are categorized under those specific to pregnancy, those coincidental with pregnancy and those that are already established. The...

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