The design, implementation and acceptability of an integrated intervention to address multiple behavioral and psychosocial risk factors among pregnant African American women

@article{Katz2008TheDI,
  title={The design, implementation and acceptability of an integrated intervention to address multiple behavioral and psychosocial risk factors among pregnant African American women},
  author={Kathy S. Katz and Susan M. Blake and Renee A Milligan and Phyllis Sharps and Davene B White and Margaret F. Rodan and Maryann W. Rossi and Kennan D B Murray},
  journal={BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth},
  year={2008},
  volume={8},
  pages={22 - 22}
}
BACKGROUND African American women are at increased risk for poor pregnancy outcomes compared to other racial-ethnic groups. Single or multiple psychosocial and behavioral factors may contribute to this risk. Most interventions focus on singular risks. This paper describes the design, implementation, challenges faced, and acceptability of a behavioral counseling intervention for low income, pregnant African American women which integrated multiple targeted risks into a multi-component format… CONTINUE READING

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