Should childbirth be considered a stressor sufficient to meet the criteria for PTSD?

@article{Vythilingum2009ShouldCB,
  title={Should childbirth be considered a stressor sufficient to meet the criteria for PTSD?},
  author={Bavanisha Vythilingum},
  journal={Archives of Women's Mental Health},
  year={2009},
  volume={13},
  pages={49-50}
}
  • B. Vythilingum
  • Published 3 February 2010
  • Psychology
  • Archives of Women's Mental Health

Childbirth-related PTSD: is it a unique post-traumatic disorder?

It is argued that CB-PTSD is unique in several important ways, possibly to the point of being considered and studied as a separate subtype of PTSD.

Psychosomatic Medicine in South Africa: Concepts and Practices in a Low-and Middle-Income Country

It is argued that psychosomatic medicine can play a key role in thinking through much needed transformation of health services in the resource-constrained context of a low- and middle-income country, given its emphasis on interdisciplinary collaboration and collaborative care models.

Le vécu de l’accouchement et le sentiment de contrôle perçu par la femme lors du travail : un impact sur les relations précoces mère–bébé ?

RésuméObjectifLe but de cette recherche était d’explorer si, d’une part, un accouchement vécu de manière négative pourrait avoir un impact sur les relations précoces mère–bébé et, d’autre part, si le

What is traumatic birth? A concept analysis and literature review

A review of the literature pertaining to ‘traumatic birth’ and a definition of the concept is produced to better underpin understanding and effectively evaluate women's experiences.

Running head: TRAUMA DURING THE PERINATAL PERIOD 1 Effects of Trauma during the Perinatal Period: Healing Through Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)

This paper examines current literature about using EMDR to treat trauma during the peri-natal period. Many women experience trauma before, during, and after childbirth. If left untreated, these women

Examining childbirth-related trauma and its effect on maternal self-efficacy and appraisal of infant temperament

Examining childbirth-related trauma and its effect on maternal self-efficacy and appraisal of infant temperament Teresa B. Stire It is estimated that 3-9% of women will meet full diagnostic criteria

Posttraumatische Belastungsstörungen nach Geburt

Die Posttraumatische Belastungsstorung (PTBS) wird vor allem im Zusammenhang mit sexueller oder korperlicher Gewalt, Krieg, Naturkatastrophen und Unfallen diskutiert. Allerdings gibt es auch

Etat de Stress Postraumatique (ESPT) suite à l'accouchement : nouvelles recherches et évaluation de la prise en charge avec la psychothérapie EMDR (Eye Movement desensibilisation and Reprocessing)

Un vecu traumatique de l’accouchement et ses consequences representent un probleme majeur souvent sous-estime pour la sante de la femme (Ayers, 2004). Certaines femmes peuvent developper apres leur

References

SHOWING 1-7 OF 7 REFERENCES

Posttraumatic stress disorder after childbirth: a cross sectional study.

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in Women

Recent randomised controlled studies conducted in large samples of women with chronic PTSD indicate that SSRIs have efficacy on all three symptom clusters of PTSD and should be used as first-line pharmacotherapy; and studies suggest that female gender may be associated with better response rates to pharmacotherapy.

A neuro-evolutionary approach to the anxiety disorders.

Do women get posttraumatic stress disorder as a result of childbirth? A prospective study of incidence.

The results suggest that at least 1.5 percent of women may develop chronic posttraumatic stress disorder as a result of childbirth.

Saving Mothers: Report on the Confidential Enquiries into Maternal Deaths in South Africa

Saving mothers : report on the confidential enquiries into maternal deaths in South Africa, 22(7):5-7.

Female reproductive cycle and obsessive-compulsive disorder.

Certain women with OCD seem to be vulnerable to worsening of OCD at different reproductive periods that imply hormonal fluctuations, and premenstruum and post-partum were the 2 reproductive events with a greater vulnerability.

Traumatic stress in late pregnancy.