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Psychometric validation of the Prenatal Distress Questionnaire (PDQ) in pregnant women in Spain

Abstract:

The Prenatal Distress Questionnaire (PDQ) was developed among English-speaking women in the United States to assess specific worries and concerns during pregnancy. Our aim was to analyze the factor structure of the PDQ, using confirmatory factor analysis, and assess its convergent validity in Spanish women. A sample of 233 pregnant women with ages ranging from 19 to 42 years in the south of Spain (Europe) (January 2015 – March 2016) completed the translated PDQ, the Perceived Stress Scale (PS...

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Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Subgroup:
NPEU
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Publisher:
Routledge Publisher's website
Journal:
Women and Health Journal website
Volume:
59
Issue:
8
Pages:
937-952
Publication date:
2019-03-05
Acceptance date:
2019-02-03
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EISSN:
1541-0331
ISSN:
0363-0242
Pubs id:
pubs:977265
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uuid:d946ed80-5e92-433b-b37d-1134fc0cb6c2
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977265
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pubs:977265

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