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Title: Prevalence of mental health problem during first-half pregnancy at Siriraj Hospital
Authors: Surapol Wingwontham
Wiboolphan Thitadilok
Supachoke Singhakant
Mahidol University
Keywords: Medicine
Issue Date: 1-Apr-2008
Citation: Journal of the Medical Association of Thailand. Vol.91, No.4 (2008), 452-457
Abstract: Objective: To study the prevalence of mental health problem during first-half pregnancy. Study design: Cross-sectional descriptive study. Material and Method: The 255 singleton pregnant women ≤ 20 weeks of gestation were enrolled. They were asked to complete a self-administered questionnaire which included Thai GHQ-30 (mental health problem screening tool) and frequent psychosocial stressor forms. The prevalence and factors associated with mental health problem were evaluated. Main outcome measurement: The prevalence of mental health problem. Results: The prevalence of mental health problem was 17.3%. Factors independently associated with mental health problem included worrying about health, stress of taking care of other family members and financial problem with adjusted OR 3.5 (95% CI 1.16, 10.74), 3.8 (95% CI 1.80, 7.89) and 3.2 (95% CI 1.34, 7.53) respectively. Conclusion: The prevalence of mental health problem was 17.3%. Screening of mental health problem should be included in antenatal care service especially in the risk group.
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http://repository.li.mahidol.ac.th/dspace/handle/123456789/19717
ISSN: 01252208
01252208
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