Trauma, natural and man-made catastrophic events can be predictors of postpartum psychological distress. In a public health response due to coronavirus disease 2019 outbreak, the Italian government imposed a lockdown from March 9 to May 3. This extraordinary situation may have been challenging for maternal psychological health. The aim of this study was to investigate the prevalence of depressive and post-traumatic stress symptoms in women giving birth during the Covid-19 pandemic and its associations with quarantine measures, obstetrical factors, and relational attachment style.

Psychosocial factors associated with postpartum psychological distress during the Covid-19 pandemic: a cross-sectional study

Ostacoli, Luca
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Cosma, Stefano;Bevilacqua, Federica;Berchialla, Paola;Bovetti, Marialuisa;Carosso, Andrea Roberto;Malandrone, Francesca;Carletto, Sara;Benedetto, Chiara
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2020

Abstract

Trauma, natural and man-made catastrophic events can be predictors of postpartum psychological distress. In a public health response due to coronavirus disease 2019 outbreak, the Italian government imposed a lockdown from March 9 to May 3. This extraordinary situation may have been challenging for maternal psychological health. The aim of this study was to investigate the prevalence of depressive and post-traumatic stress symptoms in women giving birth during the Covid-19 pandemic and its associations with quarantine measures, obstetrical factors, and relational attachment style.
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COVID-19; Depression; Mental health; PTSD; Pandemic; Postpartum; Pregnancy; Quarantine; SARS-Cov-2
Ostacoli, Luca; Cosma, Stefano; Bevilacqua, Federica; Berchialla, Paola; Bovetti, Marialuisa; Carosso, Andrea Roberto; Malandrone, Francesca; Carletto, Sara; Benedetto, Chiara
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