Prenatal and postnatal anxiety in Mexican women giving birth in Los Angeles.

@article{Engle1990PrenatalAP,
  title={Prenatal and postnatal anxiety in Mexican women giving birth in Los Angeles.},
  author={Patrice L. Engle and Susan C. Scrimshaw and Ruth Enid Zambrana and C Dunkel-schetter},
  journal={Health psychology : official journal of the Division of Health Psychology, American Psychological Association},
  year={1990},
  volume={9 3},
  pages={285-99}
}
Examined psychosocial factors related to prenatal and postnatal anxiety in 291 primiparous Mexican women giving birth in Los Angeles. Characteristics of health care providers preferred by more anxious and less anxious women were also assessed. Higher prenatal anxiety was associated with less desire for an active role during labor, lower assertiveness, higher pain expectation at delivery, lack of support from family members other than the husband, and preferences for health care providers who… CONTINUE READING

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