Anxiety, depression and stress in pregnancy: implications for mothers, children, research, and practice.

@article{Schetter2012AnxietyDA,
  title={Anxiety, depression and stress in pregnancy: implications for mothers, children, research, and practice.},
  author={Christine Dunkel Schetter and Lynlee R Tanner},
  journal={Current opinion in psychiatry},
  year={2012},
  volume={25 2},
  pages={141-8}
}
PURPOSE OF REVIEW To briefly review results of the latest research on the contributions of depression, anxiety, and stress exposures in pregnancy to adverse maternal and child outcomes, and to direct attention to new findings on pregnancy anxiety, a potent maternal risk factor. RECENT FINDINGS Anxiety, depression, and stress in pregnancy are risk factors for adverse outcomes for mothers and children. Anxiety in pregnancy is associated with shorter gestation and has adverse implications for… CONTINUE READING
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