Yu-Hsiang Liu

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AIM This paper is a report of a study to describe Taiwanese women's experiences of prenatal depression. BACKGROUND Despite its long-term adverse effects for both mother and child, prenatal depression has received less scholarly attention than postpartum depression. Studies to date have proposed structured measures for quantifying prenatal depression, but(More)
AIMS The purpose of the study was to investigate the effects of music on pain reaction and anxiety during labour. BACKGROUND Music therapy has been used on clinical medicine. Only few scientific studies validate the value on labour women. DESIGN Randomised controlled trial. METHODS Sixty primiparas expected to have a normal spontaneous delivery were(More)
Prenatal sleep disturbance has been associated with undesirable birthing outcomes. To determine the effectiveness of listening to music at home in improving sleep quality, 121 Taiwanese pregnant women with poor sleep quality (Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index [PSQI] score > 5) were systematically assigned, with a random start to music listening (n = 61) or(More)
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