Depression Among HIV-Positive Pregnant Women at Northwest Amhara Referral Hospitals During COVID-19 Pandemic

Source: Risk Management and Healthcare Policy - Category: Health Management Tags: Risk Management and Healthcare Policy Source Type: research

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Ann Med Surg (Lond). 2022 Jan;73:103223. doi: 10.1016/j.amsu.2021.103223. Epub 2022 Jan 1.ABSTRACTBACKGROUND: COVID19 pandemic has caused a variety of psychological problems including panic disorder, anxiety and depression. It is also associated with adverse psychological outcomes in pregnant women. The aim of this study was to compare the severity of postpartum depression in pregnant women with and without COVID-19 during the coronavirus epidemic.METHODS: This case-control study was performed on 102 pregnant women referred to the hospitals of (XXX). Using questionnaire, consisting of demographic and maternal data (age, nu...
Source: Annals of Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Authors: Source Type: research
Conclusions: The present study suggests the importance of pregnancy-related stress, COVID-19 pandemic stress, and of coping strategies in counteracting or contributing to psychiatric symptomatology during the current pandemic.
Source: Frontiers in Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
To study the change in trend of antenatal mental health and associated factors among a cohort of pregnant women during the second wave of COVID-19 using Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS). Previous s...
Source: BMC Research Notes - Category: Research Authors: Tags: Research note Source Type: research
Background: COVID-19 pandemic had resulted in nationwide lockdown as a disease control measure. Potential harm to self and baby due to COVID-19 infection as well as uncertainties about delivery are among contributors to maternal anxiety. We aimed to assess the prevalence of psychological distress among pregnant women during the Malaysian Movement Control Order (MCO).Methods: A cross-sectional study was conducted between May and June 2020 in a teaching hospital in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. A self-administered electronic questionnaire was distributed which included the following; (1) Depression, Anxiety and Stress Scale-21 (DA...
Source: Frontiers in Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: Partner delivered massage offers low-cost, accessible option for pregnant women to manage their mild anxiety. These findings have particular relevance in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, where anecdotal reports indicate that antenatal stress is increasing and women may have limited access to healthcare services.PMID:34963069 | DOI:10.1016/j.midw.2021.103229
Source: Midwifery - Category: Midwifery Authors: Source Type: research
The COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on social interactions, and is a unique stressor during pregnancy and the postpartum period. We conducted a retrospective cohort study to determine the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on postpartum depressive and anxiety symptoms.
Source: American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology - Category: OBGYN Authors: Tags: Poster Session II Source Type: research
The objective of this study was to compare the score of the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS), breastfeeding, and compliance with postpartum gestational diabetes follow-up in cohorts before and after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Source: American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology - Category: OBGYN Authors: Tags: Poster Session IV Source Type: research
Context The COVID-19 pandemic has demonstrated a profound negative impact on pregnant mothers with anxiety and depression. Many reported that the COVID-19 pandemic and changes in pregnancy or post partum can cause psychological reactions including, depression, anxiety, sleep disturbance or panic disorder. Higher levels of dissociative symptoms, depressive and anxiety symptoms, a reduction in positive affectivity and an increase in negative affectivity have also been reported. Also, a study investigating depression and anxiety among pregnant women found significantly higher rates of depressive symptoms after the COVID-19 pa...
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J Obstet Gynaecol. 2021 Dec 20:1-5. doi: 10.1080/01443615.2021.1990232. Online ahead of print.ABSTRACTThe aim of this study was to assess the knowledge of pregnant women regarding COVID-19 while evaluating the ability of protective measures and their effects on the level of anxiety during this pandemic. Using a prospective cross-sectional survey, 304 pregnant women attending prenatal polyclinics were included in our study between June 10 and July 10, 2020. The mean age of participants was 29.2 ± 6.0 years. The median gestational week was 25, ranging from 25 to 40 weeks of gestation. There was no significant correlat...
Source: Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology - Category: OBGYN Authors: Source Type: research
Commentary on: Wu Y, Zhang C, Liu H Duan, et al. Perinatal depressive and anxiety symptoms of pregnant women during the coronavirus disease 2019 outbreak in China. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. doi.org/10.1016/j.ajog.2020.05.009 Commentary: implications for research and practice Future research is needed on health screening measures to assess if patients have experienced prenatal depression and anxiety symptoms. In clinical practice, an appropriate assessment for depression and anxiety by primary care providers becomes crucial during the prenatal stage of pregnancy. Investigating the prevalence and inciden...
Source: Evidence-Based Nursing - Category: Nursing Authors: Tags: Women's Health and Midwifery Commentary Source Type: research
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