Implications of poor care on trauma development following childbirth

Creedy, D.K. and Gamble, J. (2007). Implications of poor care on trauma development following childbirth. In: T. Tamada and H. Honjo, Proceedings of the XV International Congress of the International Society of Psychosomatic Obstetrics and Gynecology. 15th International Congress of the International Society of Psychosomatic Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kyoto, Japan, (47-49). 13-16 May 2007.

Author Creedy, D.K.
Gamble, J.
Title of paper Implications of poor care on trauma development following childbirth
Conference name 15th International Congress of the International Society of Psychosomatic Obstetrics and Gynecology
Conference location Kyoto, Japan
Conference dates 13-16 May 2007
Proceedings title Proceedings of the XV International Congress of the International Society of Psychosomatic Obstetrics and Gynecology
Journal name Proceedings of the XV International Congress of the International Society of Psychosomatic Obstetrics and Gynecology
Place of Publication Bologna, Italy
Publisher Medimond International Proceedings
Publication Year 2007
Sub-type Fully published paper
ISBN 8875873402
9788875873400
Editor T. Tamada
H. Honjo
Start page 47
End page 49
Total pages 3
Language eng
Abstract/Summary This paper reports women's perceptions of care and development of PTSD symptoms at 4-6 weeks and 3 months postpartum. Women who developed PTSD symptoms reported being worried, frightened, or anxious at commencement of labour; less confident in labour, and out of control, frightened and helpless. The contribution of high obstetric intervention and poor care to the development adverse psychological symptoms is discussed.
Keyword Prevalence
Predictors
Symptoms
Q-Index Code E1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Unknown

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