Arkiv: Psykologi

The role of catastrophizing in vulvovaginal pain: Impact on pain and partner responses over time

Flink IK, Engman L, Thomtén J, Linton SJ. The role of catastrophizing in vulvovaginal pain : Impact on pain and partner responses over time. Journal of applied biobehavioral research. 2017;22(1). The aim of this prospective study was to explore the role of catastrophizing in vulvovaginal pain. The study entails two research questions. The first question was […]

Psychological perspectives on fear of childbirth

Rondung E, Thomtén J, Sundin Ö. Psychological perspectives on fear of childbirth. Journal of Anxiety Disorders. 2016;44:80-91. The objective of this narrative review was to examine the literature on fear of childbirth from a psychological perspective, addressing the specificity of childbirth fear, the pathways of fear acquisition, and the physiological, cognitive and behavioral aspects of […]