Nausea and vomiting in pregnancy

Swallow, Brian (2010) Nausea and vomiting in pregnancy. The Psychologist, 23 (3). pp. 206-209. ISSN 0952-8229

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Abstract

For many women, the most difficult part of pregnancy is the feeling of nausea that frequently accompanies it. The prevailing view is that this is something that women 'just have to put up with'.Traditionally, more severe cases of nausea and vomiting in pregnancy have been managed within a medical model. This article reviews the social and psychological impact of nausea and vomiting. Pregnancy
sickness has significant detrimental effects on the
psychological and social well-being of women and their families and arguably is best supported using a psycho-social approach.

Additional Information:For many women, the most difficult part of pregnancy is the feeling of nausea that frequently accompanies it. The prevailing view is that this is something that women 'just have to put up with'.Traditionally, more severe cases of nausea and vomiting in pregnancy have been managed within a medical model. This article reviews the social and psychological impact of nausea and vomiting. Pregnancy sickness has significant detrimental effects on the psychological and social well-being of women and their families and arguably is best supported using a psycho-social approach.
Keywords:Nausea, Vomiting, Pregnancy, Sickness, Women
Subjects:C Biological Sciences > C800 Psychology
C Biological Sciences > C841 Health Psychology
Divisions:College of Social Science > School of Psychology
ID Code:2790
Deposited On:09 Jul 2010 07:50

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