Tag Archives: Post-traumatic stress

NICU staff and patient experience – what do staff think about it?

Children looked after in a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) often experience pain, separation from their parents and stress. In this study Amy L. D’Agata, from the University of Rhode Island, led a team of researchers who interviewed people who … Continue reading

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Poorly children and traumatized parents

In this study Francesca Bevilacqua, from the Bambino Gesu hospital in Rome, led a team of researchers looking into the effects of babies having to have very early operations for congenital abnormalities on parents’ mental health six months and a … Continue reading

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Maternal Psychological Distress and Mother Infant Relationship: Multiple-Birth Versus Singleton Preterm Infants

Abstract: Purpose: Multiple preterm birth is associated with more maternal psychological distress and less positive mother–infant interactions than singleton preterm birth. This study’s purpose was to compare psychological distress and the relationship with their infants in mothers of multiples and … Continue reading

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