publication . Master thesis . 2006

Traumatiske fødselsopplevelser og PTSD

Aashaug, Elisabeth;
Open Access Norwegian
  • Published: 01 Jan 2006
ABSTRACT For a long time it has been known that a childbirth can bee traumatic for some women. With the changes in DSM-IV in 1994, the diagnosis of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) can be made based upon a traumatic birth experience. Based on a literature search, this paper look at the experience of a traumatic birth, and how it can develop into postnatal PTSD. It also looks at the incident, potential risk factors and treatment for postnatal PTSD. A MEDLINE, PSYCHLIT and COCHRANE database search using the key words: “childbirth”, “trauma”, “PTSD”, “support”, “treatment”, and “traumatic delivery”, was performed. The list of articles where supplemented by a re...
Medical Subject Headings: mental disorders
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