Document Detail


Stress in fathers of surgical neonatal intensive care unit babies.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18097216     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The purpose of this study was to identify and measure components of perceived stress in fathers of infants in a surgical neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). The Parent Stressor Scale: Infant Hospitalization (PSS:IH) was used to assess perceived stress in 22 fathers. Paternal stress was highest in the domains of "Parental Role Alteration" and "Infant Appearance and Behavior." "Sights and Sounds" did not appear to be associated with self-reported stress. This study demonstrates elevated levels of perceived stress among fathers of surgical NICU babies. Attention to fathers may be assisted by findings.
Authors:
Rachel A Joseph; Amy B Mackley; Colleen G Davis; Michael L Spear; Robert G Locke
Related Documents :
10808886 - Development of father-infant attachment in fathers of preterm infants.
17683216 - On the origins of background emotions: from affect synchrony to symbolic expression.
2136576 - Affects and cognitions of mothers and fathers of preterm infants.
23137406 - Precipitous and difficult deliveries.
1247116 - Skin temperatures at the nape in infants at high altitude.
22530996 - Early single-channel aeeg/eeg predicts outcome in very preterm infants.
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Advances in neonatal care : official journal of the National Association of Neonatal Nurses     Volume:  7     ISSN:  1536-0903     ISO Abbreviation:  Adv Neonatal Care     Publication Date:  2007 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-12-21     Completed Date:  2008-02-05     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101125644     Medline TA:  Adv Neonatal Care     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  321-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, DE 19803, USA. rjoseph@nemours.org
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Fathers / psychology*
Humans
Infant, Newborn
Intensive Care Units, Neonatal
Male
Mid-Atlantic Region
Risk Factors
Stress, Psychological / etiology,  prevention & control*
Surgical Procedures, Operative / psychology*

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine


Previous Document:  Guidelines for bottle feeding your premature baby.
Next Document:  Lopinavir-ritonavir monotherapy versus lopinavir-ritonavir and two nucleosides for maintenance thera...