Pre- and Peri-natal Psychology Journal

Journal of Prenatal and Perinatal Psychology and Health is a journal covering the field of prenatal and perinatal psychology and health. Since it was founded in 1986, it is printed quarterly by the Association for Pre- and Perinatal Psychology and Health.Subjects for Journal of Prenatal and Perinatal Psychology and Health include: Psychology and Psychiatry; Medicine and Surgery.

Articles from Vol. 8, No. 2, Winter

Child Neglect: The Precursor to Child Abuse
ABSTRACT: Using questionnaire and interview techniques, 167 children aged 11 to 18, and 213 adults were asked for information on their experiences of physical abuse, physical neglect, verbal abuse, emotional neglect, and sexual abuse. When neglect preceded...
Clinical Psychology in Terms of Ecumenical Medicine*
ABSTRACT: The aim of medical education is to produce doctors who promote healing in all people. This aim can only be reached by cooperation between medicine and psychology. One role of psychology is to educate physicians as to recent developments in...
Editorial
The most difficult research to carry out effectively in pre- and perinatal psychology is longitudinal research; that is, research designed to uncover causal relations between pre- and perinatal events and the subsequent psychosocial development of the...
Positive Parenting Fitness: A Total Approach to Caring for the Physical and Emotional Needs of Your New Family
Positive Parenting Fitness: A Total Approach to Caring for the Physical and Emotional Needs of Your New Family by Sylvia Klein Olkin,(Avery, 1992) 328 pgs. softcover, $12.95 Order by calling: 1-800-433-5523. (USA & Canada)The post-partum period has...
Social and Family Pressures on Anxiety and Stress during Pregnancy
ABSTRACT: This prospective study focused on the relationships between social support, family, and income pressures on anxiety and stress during pregnancy. Four hundred and thirty-three women elected to participate in a study that included completing...
The Impact of Fetus Visualization on Parents' Psychological Reactions
ABSTRACT: The intention of this study was to examine the short-term psychological effects on parents, if any, of ultrasound scanning-that is, of fetal visualization. The starting hypothesis was that after visualizing the fetus, parents experience a lower...
The Relationship of Pre- and Perinatal Psychology to 20th Century Art, Literature and Philosophy
ABSTRACT: Observations in the field of psychotherapy give us every reason to believe that experiences before and during birth remain present in our awareness of our own bodies and in our inner states of experience as a constant background of experience....