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Posttraumatic stress among mothers of very low birthweight infants at 6 months after discharge from the neonatal intensive care unit.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20974070     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
This correlational study examined how mother's posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms are related to characteristics of the mother and her infant, as well as to mother-infant interaction and infant development, in 21 mothers of very low birthweight infants. Twenty-three percent of mothers scored in the clinical range on a measure of PTSD. How ill the infant was during the NICU hospitalization was related to mothers' PTSD symptoms. Mothers with greater PTSD symptoms were less sensitive and effective at structuring interaction with their infant.
Authors:
Nancy Feeley; Phyllis Zelkowitz; Carole Cormier; Lyne Charbonneau; Annie Lacroix; Apostolos Papageorgiou
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2009-09-18
Journal Detail:
Title:  Applied nursing research : ANR     Volume:  24     ISSN:  1532-8201     ISO Abbreviation:  Appl Nurs Res     Publication Date:  2011 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-04-19     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8901557     Medline TA:  Appl Nurs Res     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  114-7     Citation Subset:  IM; N    
Copyright Information:
Crown Copyright © 2011. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Centre for Nursing Research, Québec, Canada H3T 1E2; S.M.B.D. Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Québec, Canada H3T 1E2; McGill University School of Nursing, Québec, Canada H3T 1E2; GRIISIQ (Quebec Interuniversity Nursing Intervention Research Group), Québec, Canada H3T 1E2.
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