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Exploring of Depression, Anxiety and Stress in Pregnant Women Referred to Health Centers of Urmia. rsj. 2017; 3 (2) :19-30
URL: http://rsj.iums.ac.ir/article-1-81-en.html
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Introduction: Pregnancy and being mother, is one of the enjoyable and evolutionary life of women and often is within stress and depression. Regarding to these undesirable consequences on mother and fetus, this research has been done in the goal of “Exploring of Depression, Anxiety and Stress in Pregnant Women Referred to Health Centers of Urmia.

Material and method:  this research has been in descriptive-analytic form. Sample members are 350 of pregnant women who referred to rural health centers of Urmia in 2016, Sampling has been done by random cluster sampling. Collection information tool was questioner in two parts, demography and questions of depression, anxiety, and stress (DASS 21). Questioner was distributed between pregnant women and they answered without any intervention of author except of they had been guided about goals of research. Data were transformed to SPSS16 software and analyzed by Chi-square tests and Pearson correlation coefficient.  Meaningful level was in 0.05.  

Results:  findings of research show that depression, anxiety, and stress rate is 31.7%, 32.5%, 49.1%, respectively.  There is a positive and significance relation between demographic T education, job, and pregnant age with depression, anxiety, and stress rate. Also, there is direct and significance correlation between depression, anxiety, and stress.

Discussion and conclusion:  according to results of current research, social support is one of the main factors in decreasing of depression, anxiety, and stress.

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2017/07/12 | Accepted: 2017/09/21 | Published: 2017/09/21

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