Search for dissertations about: "Fear of Birth"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 39 swedish dissertations containing the words Fear of Birth.

  1. 1. Identification and Treatment of Women with a Fear of Birth

    Author : Elin Ternström; Christine Rubertsson; Ingegerd Hildingsson; Helen Haines; Mirjam Lukasse; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Fear of birth; Fear of Birth Scale; foreign-born; guided Internet-based cognitive behavior therapy; midwifery; pregnancy; randomized controlled trial; screening; treatment; Obstetrik och gynekologi; Obstetrics and Gynaecology;

    Abstract : Although a fear of birth affects many women during pregnancy and is associated with adverse birth outcomes, it is rarely measured in clinical practice and evidence-based treatments are lacking. The aim of this thesis was to assess the clinical utility of the Fear of Birth Scale, and to evaluate the effect of guided Internet-based cognitive behavior therapy compared with standard care on the levels of fear of birth in pregnant and postpartum women. READ MORE

  2. 2. ‘Two Sides of a Coin’ : Quality of Childbirth Services in Indian Public Health Facilities, from the Perspectives of Women and their Care Providers

    Author : Paridhi Jha; Agneta Skoog Svanberg; Bick Debra; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Fear of Birth; Postnatal Depressive Symptoms; Hindi WDEQ; Hindi SMMS; Institutional Childbirth; Hälso- och sjukvårdsforskning; Health Care Research;

    Abstract : Background: Skilled birth attendance, usually available by promoting childbirth at health care institutions in low-resource settings, is known to prevent maternal and neonatal morbidity and mortality. While institutional childbirths in India have increased at an exponential rate, the infrastructure, material and manpower resources to support this practice are lagging, raising concerns about the quality of childbirth services. READ MORE

  3. 3. Treatment for childbirth fear with a focus on midwife-led counselling : A national overview, women’s birth preferences and experiences of counselling

    Author : Birgitta Larsson; Ingegerd Hildingsson; Annika Karlström; Christine Rubertsson; Mirjam Lukasse; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Birth experience; caesarean section; childbirth fear; internet-based cognitive behaviour therapy; midwife-led counselling; treatment; Obstetrik och gynekologi; Obstetrics and Gynaecology;

    Abstract : Background: Many women experience childbirth fear to such an extent that it seriously interferes with the woman’s daily life and affects her mental well-being.Aim: The overall aim was to conduct an overview of the midwife-led counselling for childbirth fear in Sweden, to investigate women’s birth preferences and to describe their experiences of treatment on childbirth fear, with focus on midwife-led counselling. READ MORE

  4. 4. Treatment för childbirth fear with a focus on midwife-led counselling : A national overview, women´s birth preferences and experiences of counselling

    Author : Birgitta Larsson; Ingegerd Hildingsson; Annika Karlström; Christine Rubertsson; Mirjam Lukasse; Institutionen för kvinnors och barns hälsa Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Birth experience; caesarean section; childbirth fear; internet-based cognitive behaviour therapy; midwife-led counselling; treatment;

    Abstract : Background: Many women experience childbirth fear to such an extent that it seriously interferes with the woman’s daily life and affects her mental well-being.Aim: The overall aim was to conduct an overview of the midwife-led counselling for childbirth fear in Sweden, to investigate women’s birth preferences and to describe their experiences of treatment on childbirth fear, with focus on midwife-led counselling. READ MORE

  5. 5. Psychological perspectives on fear of birth : heterogeneity, mechanisms and treatment

    Author : Elisabet Rondung; Örjan Sundin; Johanna Ekdahl; Gerhard Andersson; Mittuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Although it is medically safe to give birth in most western countries, the vast majority of pregnant women experience some kind of anxiety, fear or worry in relation to their pregnancy or the upcoming childbirth. Most pregnant women find ways of coping with these issues but, for many, fear of birth is a significant source of distress during pregnancy, with negative consequences both when giving birth and in the postpartum period. READ MORE