Thought stopping and supportive therapy can reduce postpartum blues and anxiety parents of premature babies

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Abstract

Objective: The parents of premature baby tend to be at risk undergoing postpartum blues and anxiety. It is due to many problems faced by postpartum mother of premature baby. This research is aim to identifying influence of thought stopping and supportive therapy of postpartum blues and anxiety parents of premature babies. Method: This is quantitative with quasi-experiment with control group pretest-posttest design and consecutive sampling method. Sample in this research are 62 postpartum mothers of premature babies in perinatal NICU (neonatal intensive care unit). Results: The results show that there is significant decrease of postpartum blues and anxiety (p value = 0.000) in the group that was treated by using nursing intervention, thought stopping and supportive therapy and greater significant decrease than the group that was only treated by nursing intervention. Conclusions: Thought stopping and supportive therapy are able to decrease postpartum blues and anxiety parents of premature babies.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)126-129
Number of pages4
JournalEnfermeria Clinica
Volume28
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Feb 2018

Keywords

  • Anxiety
  • Postpartum blues
  • Supportive therapy
  • Thought stopping

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