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Anxiety in the perinatal period: antenatal and postnatal influences and women's experience of care

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Objective: To examine the characteristics of women with antenatal or postnatal anxiety and to investigate aspects of their care that may be associated with it. Background: Positive outcomes following childbirth are associated with good physical and mental health during pregnancy and following childbirth. Although a degree of anxiety is normal in pregnancy, for some women it can become a serious problem. Methods: This study used data on 5332 women from a 2010 national maternity survey which as...

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Henderson, J More by this author
Redshaw, M More by this author
Journal:
JOURNAL OF REPRODUCTIVE AND INFANT PSYCHOLOGY
Volume:
31
Issue:
5
Pages:
465-478
Publication date:
2013-11-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1469-672X
ISSN:
0264-6838
URN:
uuid:74a5eb6d-af92-4896-a38c-b199610312ab
Source identifiers:
440733
Local pid:
pubs:440733
Language:
English
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