Search for dissertations about: "fetal anxiety"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 16 swedish dissertations containing the words fetal anxiety.

  1. 1. Some effects of maternal anxiety on the fetus and on pregnancy outcome

    University dissertation from Karin Sjöström MD, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Mamö University Hospital, S-205 02 MALMÖ, Sweden

    Author : Karin Sjöström; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2002]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Labour.; Obstetrics; Gestational length; Fetal heart rate patterns; Fetal movement; Fetal hemodynamics; Worry; Life events; STAI; Pregnancy; Anxiety; gynekologi; Obstetrik; reproduction; gynaecology; andrologi; reproduktion; sexualitet; sexuality; andrology;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to study maternal emotional impact on the fetus and on pregnancy outcome. The thesis comprises five papers, which emanate from a prospective study regarding life situation, the experience of pregnancy, anxiety (Spielberger State-Trait Anxiety),and life events in nulliparous women, conducted in Malmö during 1988-1989. READ MORE

  2. 2. Women's experiences and reactions when a fetal malformation is detected by ultrasound examination

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet

    Author : Nina Asplin; Sophiahemmet Högskola.; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Prenatal diagnosis; Ultrasound examination; Information; Decision-making; Prenatal depression; Postnatal depression; Anxiety; Attachment; Care; prenatal diagnosis;

    Abstract : Background: Second trimester ultrasound examination among pregnant women in Sweden is almost universal. The detection of a fetal malformation on ultrasound puts health care providers and pregnant women in a difficult and precarious situation. READ MORE

  3. 3. Physiological Stress Reactivity in Late Pregnancy

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Charlotte Hellgren; Uppsala universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; acoustic startle response; allopregnanolone; antenatal; anxiety; cold pressor test; cortisol; cortisol awakening response; depression; electrodermal; estradiol; hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis; postpartum; pregnancy; progesterone; skin conductance; stress; sympathetic nervous system; Medical Science; Medicinsk vetenskap;

    Abstract : During pregnancy, the basal activity is increased in both of our major stress response systems: the sympathetic nervous system and the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis. At the same time, the reactivity towards stressors is reduced. These alterations sustain maternal and fetal homeostasis, and are involved in the regulation of gestational length. READ MORE

  4. 4. Women's Experiences of Fetal Screening for Down's Syndrome by Means of an Early Ultrasound Examination

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet

    Author : Susanne Georgsson Öhman; Sophiahemmet Högskola.; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2005]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Caring sciences Nursing; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vårdvetenskap Omvårdnad; Fetal ultrasound screening; Nuchal translucency; Down s syndrome; Worry; Depressive symptoms; False positive results; Women s reactions; Risk information; Fetal ultrasound screening; nuchal translucency; Down s syndrome; worry; depressive symptoms; false positive results; women s reactions; risk information;

    Abstract : The general aim of this thesis was to explore women's reactions to and experiences of fetal screening for Down's syndrome PS) by means of an ultrasound examination, including measurement of fetal nuchal translucency (NT). The effect of this screening on maternal worry about the baby's health was investigated, as well as reactions to a false positive test and interpretation of information about riskAlso, an instrument measuring worry during pregnancy, the Cambridge Worry Scale, was translated into Swedish and tested on a sample of pregnant women. READ MORE

  5. 5. Fetal Alcohol syndrome in adulthood - Psychological, psychosocial, and neuropsychological aspects of life in individuals who were prenatally exposed to alcohol

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet

    Author : Jenny Rangmar; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Fetal Alcohol Syndrome; Adulthood; psychological; psychosocial and neuropsychological consequences; prenatal alcohol exposure;

    Abstract : Alcohol’s teratogenic effect on the developing fetal brain is devastating, resulting in, for instance, structural abnormalities as well as behavioral and neuropsychological impairments in the child. The umbrella term Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) is used to describe the range of effects, from neuropsychological dysfunctions to complete Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS). READ MORE