Psychological Stresses among Pregnant Women and their Relation with Some Variables (Khartoum State)

Authors(2) :-Ali Farah Ahmed Farah, Ashraf Mohammed Ahmed Ali

This research aimed at investigating the general characteristics of psychological stresses among pregnant women in Khartoum State, as well as identifying the differences in psychological stresses according to the variables of age and number of pregnancies. The sample consisted of (100) pregnant women whose ages ranged between (17-40) years. The sample was selected by the Purposive Sampling method from the population. The researchers used the Psychological Stress Scale and the following statistical equations were used for the statistical treatment of the data: T-test and Analysis of Variance. The study found out following results that the psychological stresses among pregnant women can generally be described as being high, and that there are no differences in psychological stresses according to the age variable, but there are differences according to the number of pregnancies and the type of the female circumcision in favor of the pharaonic circumcision.

Authors and Affiliations

Ali Farah Ahmed Farah
Department of Psychology, University of Al-Nilain, Khartoum, Khartoum State, Sudan
Ashraf Mohammed Ahmed Ali
Department of Psychology, University of Sudan for Sciences and Technology, Khartoum, Khartoum State, Sudan

Stresses, Psychological, Pregnant Women, Emotional, Mental Health.

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 2 | Issue 2 | March-April 2016
Date of Publication : 2016-04-30
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 91-99
Manuscript Number : IJSRST162225
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X

Cite This Article :

Ali Farah Ahmed Farah, Ashraf Mohammed Ahmed Ali , " Psychological Stresses among Pregnant Women and their Relation with Some Variables (Khartoum State) ", International Journal of Scientific Research in Science and Technology(IJSRST), Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X, Volume 2, Issue 2, pp.91-99, March-April-2016.
Journal URL : http://ijsrst.com/IJSRST162225

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