Tokophobia is a term used for the childnirth fear or fear from pregnancy. It is a type of specific phobia. It is also known as maleusiophobia. Tokophobia is a distressing psychological disorder which may be overlooked by medical professionals; as well as specific phobia and anxiety disorders, tokophobia may be associated with depression and post-traumatic stress disorder. Recognition of tokophobia and close liaison with obstetricians or other medical specialists can help to reduce the severity of tokophobia and ensure efficient treatment.
Related Journals of Childbirth Fear
Critical Care Obstetrics and Gynecology, Clinics in Mother and Child Health , Pregnancy and Child Health, Child and Adolescent Behavior, Medical case Reports, Fetal Diagnosis and Therapy, Journal Alerts of Women and Newborn health: Fear of Childbirth, Archives of Disease in Childhood: Fetal and Neonatal Edition, Reproductive health Matters, Journal of Reproductive Immunology, Perspective on Sexual and Reproductive Health, American Journal of Reproductive Immunology