“I Don’t Want to Give Birth”: Clinical and Ethico-Legal Dilemmas and the Role of Graded Exposure Therapy on an Urgent Basis in a Post-Term Pregnant Woman with Blood-Injection-Injury Phobia

Authors Information
Article Notes and Dates
Abstract
1. Introduction
2. Case Presentation
3. Discussion
Footnotes
References
  • 1. Bienvenu OJ, Eaton WW. The epidemiology of blood-injection-injury phobia. Psychol Med. 1998; 28(5): 1129-36[PubMed]
  • 2. Lilliecreutz C, Josefsson A. Prevalence of blood and injection phobia among pregnant women. Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand. 2008; 87(12): 1276-9[DOI][PubMed]
  • 3. Chin YT, Anor V. Ui Yee Mein. 2005;
  • 4. Yeoh SB, Leong SB, Heng AS. Anaesthesia for lower-segment caesarean section: Changing perspectives. Indian J Anaesth. 2010; 54(5): 409-14[DOI][PubMed]
  • 5. Roberts RB, Shirley MA. Reducing the risk of acid aspiration during cesarean section. Anesth Analg. 1974; 53(6): 859-68[PubMed]
  • 6. Why Mothers Die 2000-2002: Sixth Report of the Confidential Enquiries into Maternal Death in the United Kingdom. 2004;
  • 7. Hinova A, Fernando R. Systemic remifentanil for labor analgesia. Anesth Analg. 2009; 109(6): 1925-9[DOI][PubMed]
  • 8. Zlomke K, Davis T3. One-session treatment of specific phobias: a detailed description and review of treatment efficacy. Behav Ther. 2008; 39(3): 207-23[DOI][PubMed]

Iranian Journal of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences accepts terms & conditions of:

International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) Citedby Linking DOI enabled Crossref iThenticate COPE Cross Check