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The couvade syndrome.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  857626     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
This is a psychophysiologic reaction to a woman's pregnancy on the part of her spouse. Nausea, vomiting, cramps or appetite disturbance occur in the husband early in pregnancy or near term. Anthropologists have found that ritual couvades dates back to ancient rituals regulating the behavior of the husband of a woman in labor. The modern syndrome is usually a self-limited condition but may indicate fears and anxieties that can be relieved by the understanding approach of the family physician.
Authors:
L G Wilson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  American family physician     Volume:  15     ISSN:  0002-838X     ISO Abbreviation:  Am Fam Physician     Publication Date:  1977 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1977-06-22     Completed Date:  1977-06-22     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  1272646     Medline TA:  Am Fam Physician     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  157-60     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Culture*
Female
Humans
Identification (Psychology)
Male
Marriage
Pregnancy*
Psychophysiologic Disorders / genetics*
Syndrome

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