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Comparative Study

| Published: June 25, 2020

A study on relationship between depression, anxiety and stress of pregnant women

Jerus Albert Britto

Lecturer in Psychology, Government Arts College, Coimbatore, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Dr. B.Selvaraj

Associate Professor and Head, Department of Psychology, Government Arts College, Coimbatore, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Sharon John

Ph.D. Research Scholar, SNR College of Arts and Science, Coimbatore, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.032/20200802

DOI: 10.25215/0802.032

ABSTRACT

This study aimed to determine the relationship between depression, anxiety and stress of pregnant women. The study was conducted Hospitals, Obstetrics and Gynecology department, Pellamedu, Coimbatore, 60 pregnant women in their three different trimesters viz. 3 months, 6 months, and 9 months in the age range of 23-30 years were selected by purposive sampling. Purposive sampling technique in which the individual’s units are selected by some purposive method. The tools used were personal data sheet, DASS questionnaire by Lovibond S.H. The sample size was 60 pregnant women in various spans of trimesters. Response of the pregnant women tabulated category wise and analyzed, one-way SPSS (Version-21) were calculated to find out the significant differences.  Based on the above findings it can be conclude that positive and close relationship between depression, anxiety, and stress of pregnant women in different trimester.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.032/20200802

10.25215/0802.032

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Published in   Volume 08, Issue 2, April- June, 2020