نوع مقاله : مقاله پژوهشی
دپارتمان روان شناسی بالینی، دانشگاه آزاد اسلامی واحد تبریز، تبریز، ایران
عنوان مقاله [English]
Stress during pregnancy, is among the psychological factors that is affective in the incidence of postpartum depression. One’s perception of stress and coping styles with stress can greatly effect a person's health. Styles of coping with stress, can affect the outcome of stress as a mediator variable. The aim of this research, was to predict postpartum depression based on perceived stress and coping styles with stress, during pregnancy. For this purpose, in a descriptive study based on regression analysis, 100 pregnant women from Tabriz city were chosen with targeted sampling method and were tested in terms of depression, perceived stress coping style with Stress. Regression analysis indicated that there is a positive correlation between perceived stress and coping style, with postpartum depression. And these variables explain 35 percent of changes in postpartum depression. The results indicated that perceived stress and emotion-focused coping style have a positive correlation with postpartum depression. But there was no significant correlation between problem-focused copings styles and avoidant with postpartum depression. It seems with the identification and screening of pregnant women disposable to stress and with training of effective and adapted stress coping style against stress, we can prevent postpartum depression in women.