Psycho-Emotional Disorders in Women after Spontaneous Abortion
Clinical Medicine Research
Volume 2, Issue 2, March 2013, Pages: 6-10
Received: Apr. 5, 2013; Published: Mar. 10, 2013
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Gustavo Romero-Gutiérrez, Dept. Obstetrics and Gynecology. UMAE. Hospital de Gineco-Pediatría Nº 48, IMSS, León, Guanajuato. México
Nancy Pérez-Durán, Dept. Clinic Psychology. UMAE Hospital de Gineco-Pediatría Nº 48, IMSS, León, Guanajuato, México
Ana Camarillo-Trujillo, Dept. Clinic Psychology. UMAE Hospital de Gineco-Pediatría Nº 48, IMSS, León, Guanajuato, México
Armando Ruiz-Treviño, Dept. Obstetrics and Gynecology. UMAE. Hospital de Gineco-Pediatría Nº 48, IMSS, León, Guanajuato. México
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Abstract
Objective: To determine the frequency of women with spontaneous abortions that present psycho-emotional disorders. Design: Cross-sectional study using a face-to-face questionnaire. Setting: Postpartum area at a tertiary care referral hospital in Leon, Mexico. Participants: 210 postpartum women, divided into 105 women with spontaneous abortion, and 105 with eutocic deliveries (controls). Data collection: Women answered face-to-face the questionnaire Minnesota Multiphase Personality Inventory-2 (MMPI-2), applied one day after the abortion. Findings: the frequency of psycho-emotional disorders in women who presented abortion was (12.7%), which was higher compared with the controls (9.04%), P = 0.002, being significant the hysteria (6.6%), P = 0.021. Key conclusions: There is a higher frequency of psycho-emotional disorders in women who present an abortion, represented for hysteria. Implications for practice: It is recommended to supply psychological support to women who suffer a spontaneous abortion.
Keywords
Spontaneous Abortion, Psycho-Emotional Disorders, Minnesota Multiphase Personality Inventory-2 (MMPI-2)
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Gustavo Romero-Gutiérrez, Nancy Pérez-Durán, Ana Camarillo-Trujillo, Armando Ruiz-Treviño, Psycho-Emotional Disorders in Women after Spontaneous Abortion, Clinical Medicine Research. Vol. 2, No. 2, 2013, pp. 6-10. doi: 10.11648/j.cmr.20130202.11
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