Religiosity, spirituality and antenatal anxiety in Southern U.S. women

  title={Religiosity, spirituality and antenatal anxiety in Southern U.S. women},
  author={Joshua R Mann and Robert E Mckeown and Janice Bacon and Roumen Vesselinov and Freda Bush},
  journal={Archives of Women's Mental Health},
Introduction: We investigated the association between religiosity, spirituality, and anxiety in pregnant women, taking into account potential confounders. Materials and methods: From September 2005 through March 2006, pregnant women in three obstetrics practices in the American South were included in a cross-sectional study. The anxiety subscale of the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS) was used to measure anxiety. Results: Of the 344 participating women, 23 screened positive for… CONTINUE READING

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