Psychological distress among postpartum mothers of preterm infants and associated factors: a neglected public health problem


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Bener A.

REVISTA BRASILEIRA DE PSIQUIATRIA, vol.35, no.3, pp.231-236, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 35 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1590/1516-4446-2012-0821
  • Title of Journal : REVISTA BRASILEIRA DE PSIQUIATRIA
  • Page Numbers: pp.231-236

Abstract

Objective: The aim of the present study was to determine the prevalence of psychological distress, depression, anxiety, and stress among postpartum Arab mothers of preterm or low birth weight (LBW) infants and to identify maternal characteristics that can predict psychological distress among mothers of preterm infants.