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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.
Ali Farah Ahmed Farah, Ashraf Mohammed Ahmed Ali
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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