Psychological and social factors and their impact on pregnancy and birth

About the project

Project title: The association between perinatal distress, weak social support, and dissatisfaction in partner relationship and outcome of pregnancy and childbirth.

The aim of the project is is to increase knowledge of the situation with women who experience perinatal distress during pregnancy and childbirth and effect from dissatisfaction in partner relationship and weak social support from family and friends.

 

Members

Sigridur Sia Jonsdottir, Doctoral candidate, Assistant professor, University of Akureyri, Iceland
Katarina Swahnberg, Professor, Linnaeus University, Kalmar/Växjö, Sweden
Marga Thome, Professor emerita, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
Thora Steingrimsdottir, Professor, School of Health Science, Faculty of Medicine, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
Guðmundur Kristjan Oskarsson, Associated professor, University of Akureyri, Iceland
Jon Fridrik Sigurdsson, Professor, Reykjavik University and University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
Halldora Olafsdottir, Landspitali University Hospital, Reykjavik, Iceland
Linda Bara Lydsdottir, Doctoral candidate, VIRK – Vocational Rehabilitation Fund, Reykjavik, Iceland