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Iranian mothers' perceptions of the impact of the environment on psychological birth trauma: A qualitative study

Taghizadeh, Ziba; Arbabi, Mohammad; Kazemnejad, Anoshirvan; Irajpour, Alireza; Lopez, Violeta


Childbirth is a unique experience in women's life. Various factors including human and non-human environment are involved in shaping the experience of childbirth.This study investigated the role of the environment on the psychological birth trauma from the perceptions of Iranian mothers. A qualitative descriptive study was conducted from September 2011 to February 2012, using audiotaped interviews with 23 Iranian women recruited from Tehran and Isfahan. The interviews were transcribed verbatim...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: International Journal of Nursing Practice
DOI: 10.1111/ijn.12286


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