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Pregnancy Related Anxiety Questionnaire: Reliability, Validity and Factor Analysis

Poneh Purkhajuee, Nasser Behroozy, Mahssa Karamozian


Anxiety has an important role in various fields of psychology and certainly in specific periods of human life. This study is to focus on confirmatory factor analysis of Pregnancy-Related Anxiety Questionnaire (PRAQ) that has been designed by keeping in mind the Iranian pregnant women population. After confirming the validity and content to the psychometric tool, 170 pregnant women in health centres of Kerman city were selected through random sampling method to fill-up the PRAQ questionnaire and Beck Anxiety Inventory. Based on the results it could be concluded we Iranian have not much difference in components of pregnancy anxiety while comparing with the cases of the other countries. This study certainly would introduce a tool which could be beneficial in measuring anxiety and concerns of women during pregnancy.


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  • DOI:10.21276/ambi.2016.03.sp1.ra10

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