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Anxiety and anxiety sensitivity as predictors of fear of childbirth: different patterns for nulliparous and parous women
Abstract Objective: The demographic characteristics, maternal parity and personal traits of pregnant women have been frequently studied predictors of fear of childbirth (FOC). The aim of this studyExpand
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Sexuality During Pregnancy: What Is Important for Sexual Satisfaction in Expectant Fathers?
This cross-sectional study aimed to examine changes in some aspects of sexuality (sexual desire, frequency, and satisfaction) in expecting fathers and to determine predictors of sexual satisfaction.Expand
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Personal growth in UK and Croatian women following childbirth: A preliminary study
Objective: The aim of this study was to examine growth in UK and Croatian women following childbirth and to identify correlates of personal growth after birth, specifically focusing onExpand
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Is the Predictability of New-Onset Postpartum Depression Better During Pregnancy or in the Early Postpartum Period? A Prospective Study in Croatian Women
The researchers’ aim was to examine whether it was better to predict new-onset postpartum depression (PPD) during pregnancy or immediately after childbirth. A prospective study conducted in CroatiaExpand
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The psychological effects of prenatal diagnostic procedures: maternal anxiety before and after invasive and noninvasive procedures.
OBJECTIVES (1) To examine the change in anxiety before and after prenatal diagnostic procedures in women undergoing invasive (amniocentesis) and noninvasive (ultrasound) procedures; and (2) toExpand
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Secular changes of pelvis in Croatian perinatal women.
The goal of the study was to examine secular changes of pelvic size in parturient women over the 25-year period from 1985 to 2009. Data were collected from randomly selected patients' medical recordsExpand
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Comparison of major depression diagnostic classification probability using the SCID, CIDI, and MINI diagnostic interviews among women in pregnancy or postpartum: An individual participant data
Abstract Objectives A previous individual participant data meta‐analysis (IPDMA) identified differences in major depression classification rates between different diagnostic interviews, controllingExpand
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Development and validation of the Prenatal Diagnostic Procedures Anxiety Scale.
OBJECTIVES As there are currently no specific measures of anxiety due to prenatal diagnostic procedures, the aim of the study was to develop and validate a new measure called the Prenatal DiagnosticExpand
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Are non-pregnant women afraid of childbirth? Prevalence and predictors of fear of childbirth in students
Abstract Introduction: Fear of childbirth (FOC) has been mostly studied in peripartum women; however, it can be present in non-pregnant young women, and the question is whether it occurs even beforeExpand
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Measuring and conceptualizing PTSD following childbirth: Validation of the City Birth Trauma Scale.
OBJECTIVE City Birth Trauma Scale is a recently developed scale specifically designed for evaluation of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) following childbirth based on the DSM-5 criteria (Ayers,Expand
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