Parameters that Affect the Comfort Level of Pregnant Women Before Cesarean Section: Fasting and Anxiety.

CONCLUSIONS: The preoperative process negatively affects comfort levels of pregnant women. Interventions that reduce the fasting time and anxiety level of pregnant women will increase comfort. PMID: 31474518 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Journal of Perianesthesia Nursing - Category: Nursing Authors: Tags: J Perianesth Nurs Source Type: research

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CONCLUSION: Indigenous women are at increased risk of mental health problems during the perinatal period, particularly depression, anxiety, and substance misuse. However, resiliency among Indigenous women, cultural teachings, and methodological issues may be affecting estimates. Future research should utilize more representative samples, adapt and validate diagnostic and symptom measures for Indigenous groups, and engage Indigenous actors, leaders, and related allies to help improve the accuracy of estimates, as well as the well-being of Indigenous mothers, their families, and future generations. TRIAL REGISTRATION: P...
Source: Canadian Journal of Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Authors: Tags: Can J Psychiatry Source Type: research
ConclusionsOur results showed that postnatal low-dose MK-801 improved ASD-associated behaviors in the VPA-treated rats and that early exposure to NMDA antagonist resulted in permanent changes in adult behavior.
Source: Psychopharmacology - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
Depression and anxiety are highly prevalent in pregnancy, with an estimated prevalence of 12% for depression, and 15.2% for anxiety. Also, mild to moderate stress is reported by a third to more than half of respondents in healthy populations of pregnant wo...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
This article explores how women account for their experiences of pregnancy distress in light of cultural imperatives to be the perfect, happy mother. Our analysis is based on the accounts of 18 Australian women, interviewed during pregnancy on the basis of...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news
Conclusions: We found several significant variables that influence QOL of women during thefirst trimester of pregnancy. We also found that that lower MCS and PCS scores during the firsttrimester are associated with newborns large for gestational age. PMID: 31581510 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Medicina (Kaunas) - Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Tags: Medicina (Kaunas) Source Type: research
Conclusions/SignificanceDepression, anxiety and stress were very common among mothers of young children in Brazil, regardless of whether they were parenting a child with disabilities. Mothers of children with CZS may be particularly vulnerable to poor mental health, and this association may be buffered through better social support.
Source: PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases - Category: Tropical Medicine Authors: Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: Overall, evidence for direct and long-term adverse effects of cannabis use is minimal and additional longitudinal studies will be required to better delineate unidentified effects. PMID: 31563157 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Clinical and Investigative Medicine - Category: Biomedical Science Authors: Tags: Clin Invest Med Source Type: research
eboom Depression and anxiety are highly prevalent in pregnancy, with an estimated prevalence of 12% for depression [...]
Source: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health - Category: Environmental Health Authors: Tags: Editorial Source Type: research
You're reading 8 Nootropics to Stimulate Your Brain This Fall, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. Nootropics is a term coined by Dr. Corneliu E. Giurgea to describe a class of drugs, supplements, and other synthetic and naturally occurring compounds that improve cognitive function in our brains. They’re often called “smart drugs,” as they can help us think faster and more efficiently. Although used by pretty much everyone, these nootropic supplements are especially popular among youn...
Source: PickTheBrain | Motivation and Self Improvement - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: featured health and fitness self improvement nootropics pickthebrain Source Type: blogs
Conclusions: This is currently the largest study examining PPD and PPA after SCI. Clinicians should be aware that mothers with SCI (particularly high-level SCI) may have increased risk of PPD and PPA. PPD is poorly understood in women with SCI and may even be underdiagnosed. SCI-related risk factors for PPD and PPA should be explored. PMID: 31549939 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine - Category: Orthopaedics Tags: J Spinal Cord Med Source Type: research
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