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Vomiting and nausea in the first 12 weeks of pregnancy.
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PMID:  3237957     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Vomiting and nausea occur in many pregnant women, in the first trimester of pregnancy, but the etiology of these symptoms is obscure. A specially constructed questionnaire was administered to 102 pregnant women, in the first 12 weeks of pregnancy, in an effort to see with which factors these disturbing symptoms correlated. Our findings showed that vomiting and nausea correlated with: (1) unsuitable diet with big and rare meals; (2) poor communication with the husband; (3) poor communication with the obstetrician and; (4) stress, doubts and inadequate information about pregnancy, childbirth and health of fetus.
G M Iatrakis; G G Sakellaropoulos; A H Kourkoubas; S E Kabounia
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Psychotherapy and psychosomatics     Volume:  49     ISSN:  0033-3190     ISO Abbreviation:  Psychother Psychosom     Publication Date:  1988  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1989-04-28     Completed Date:  1989-04-28     Revised Date:  2009-11-11    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0024046     Medline TA:  Psychother Psychosom     Country:  SWITZERLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  22-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
First Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Alexandra Maternity Hospital, University of Athens, Greece.
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MeSH Terms
Hyperemesis Gravidarum / psychology
Life Change Events
Nausea / psychology*
Pregnancy Complications / psychology*
Pregnancy Trimester, First
Psychophysiologic Disorders / psychology*
Risk Factors
Vomiting / psychology*

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