Prenatal psychosocial disorders

Date
2015
Authors
Rimawi, Omar
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International Humanities Studies
Abstract
The study aims to investigate psychosocial and social disorders associated with women during pregnancy in the light of certain variables namely: age during the previous pregnancy, number of pregnancies, level of academic qualifications and place of residence. The sample consisted of 446 pregnant women purposely selected. The data was collected through a structured index of 43-items developed by the researcher. The findings revealed that pregnant women experienced a low degree of psychosocial disorders with no significant differences in the level of prenatal psychosocial disorders due to age during the previous pregnancy, number of pregnancies, and level of academic qualifications. However, statistically significant differences were found due to the place of residence in favor of the city dwellers
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Psychosocial disorders, social disorders, pregnant women
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