To what extent do socioeconomic factors impact on the development of perinatal mood and anxiety disorders?
Cardiff Metropolitan University
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Introduction A systematic review into stick to the title what extent socioeconomic factors have impact on the development of perinatal mood and anxiety disorders (PMAD’s). For the purposes of this study the researcher has included cultural factors within the socioeconomic spectrum. The researcher’s chosen Methodology for this systematic review has followed Noblit and Hare’s (1983) seven stage approach to synthesizing studies, this produced a sample of six studies that have been chosen following careful quality assurance. Ethical approval has been obtained. Evidence for this is represented in Appendix 1. The Literature review has been constructed to focus on three identifying factors- social support, economic factors and cultural factors. Throughout the Findings there was no conclusive result that confirmed one single underlining factor that has a direct link with perinatal mood and anxiety disorders, rather there was a combination of factors. However, the researcher’s discussion created analysis from these findings that explores the extent to which this combination of socioeconomic factors do have an impact and suggests that further analysis is needed to identify possible preventative interventions in the future. In conclusion, the researcher found that PMAD’s is impacted by socioeconomic factors to an extent, these being dependant on cultural variables. In summary, the study represented this on a global scale however it is recommended by the research that further research needs to be carried out within the UK.
BSc (Hons) Health and Social Care
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