ISSN: 1935-1232 (P)

ISSN: 1941-2010 (E)

Shahrokh Makvand Hosseini
Department of Psychology, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran


  • Research   
    The Effect of Relaxation on Reducing Anxiety and Choosing the Type of Delivery in Prim Parous Women
    Author(s): Soheila Gaini, Nemat Sotoudeh Asl*, Ameneh Moazedian and Shahrokh Makvand Hosseini

    Objective: The rate of cesarean section in industrialized and developing countries including our country has an increasing trend an important factor of which is anxiety about natural childbirth. The aim of this study was to determine the effect of relaxation on reducing anxiety and choosing the type of delivery in prim parous women in Karaj. Methods: In this interventional study, 86 primiparous women in Shahid Madani Hospital in Karaj were selected using purposive sampling method and randomly assigned to experimental and control groups (48 in each group). Spiel Berger manifest anxiety questionnaire and researcher-made test for choosing the type of delivery in pre-test and post-test were taken from both groups. Finally, the data were analyzed using SPSS19 and Covariance analysis method. Results: Anxiety score in pre.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.3371/CSRP.GSNA.051222

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