Psychological integration of the Cesarean birth experience

J. G. Lipson, Virginia Tilden

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Abstract

A woman's perception of her birth experience is likely to affect her psychological integration of it. This process may be prolonged and particularly difficult for cesarean mothers, whose number has been growing. Five phases of assimilation are outlined, and implications for health care professionals are presented.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)598-609
Number of pages12
JournalAmerican Journal of Orthopsychiatry
Volume50
Issue number4
StatePublished - 1980
Externally publishedYes

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  • Psychiatry and Mental health
  • Applied Psychology

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Psychological integration of the Cesarean birth experience. / Lipson, J. G.; Tilden, Virginia.

In: American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, Vol. 50, No. 4, 1980, p. 598-609.

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