Psycho-Emotional Disorders in Women after Spontaneous bortion

Gustavo Romero-Gutirrez
2013 Clinical Medicine Research  
Objective: To determine the frequency of women with spontaneous abortions that present psycho-emotional disorders. Design: Cross-sectional study using a face-to-face questionnaire. Setting: Postpartum area at a tertiary care referral hospital in Leon, Mexico. Participants: 210 postpartum women, divided into 105 women with spontaneous abortion, and 105 with eutocic deliveries (controls). Data collection: Women answered face-to-face the questionnaire Minnesota Multiphase Personality Inventory-2
more » ... MPI-2), applied one day after the abortion. Findings: the frequency of psycho-emotional disorders in women who presented abortion was (12.7%), which was higher compared with the controls (9.04%), P = 0.002, being significant the hysteria (6.6%), P = 0.021. Key conclusions: There is a higher frequency of psycho-emotional disorders in women who present an abortion, represented for hysteria. Implications for practice: It is recommended to supply psychological support to women who suffer a spontaneous abortion.
doi:10.11648/j.cmr.20130202.11 fatcat:6rukd4nq25clfoxet632dutzdy