Couvade.

  • Linda Bogren
  • Published 1983 in Acta psychiatrica Scandinavica

Abstract

In a prospective study a number of women and their husbands were interviewed early on in the pregnancy, in the week after delivery and again 4 months later. The couvade syndrome, in which the father-to-be suffers from somatic symptoms of psychogenic origin connected in some way with his wife's pregnancy, was investigated. Sixteen of the 81 men who… (More)

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