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The relationship between maternal personality disorder and early birth outcomes: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Marshall, Claire; Jomeen, Julie; Huang, Chao; Martin, Colin

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Claire Marshall

Colin Martin



Abstract

Title: Systematic review and meta-analysis of the relationship between maternal personality disorder and early birth outcomes.
Background: Women with personality disorder are at risk of social and emotional problems which impact deleteriously on everyday functioning. Moreover, a personality disorder diagnosis has been established to have an adverse impact upon pregnancy outcomes and child health. Understanding this impact is critical to improving both maternal and child outcomes. This systematic review and meta-analysis will evaluate the contemporary evidence regarding these relationships.
Methods: Prospero and Cochrane were searched for any systematic reviews already completed on this topic. Academic Search Premier, CINAHL Complete, MEDLINE, PsycARTICLES, PsycINFO via the EBSCO host, and Web of Science Core Collection were searched to include research articles published between 1980 and 2019. 158 records were identified; 105 records were screened by reviewing the abstract. 99 records were excluded. 6 full text articles were assessed for eligibility. 5 records were included in the review.
Results: All the included studies reported on preterm birth. The meta-analysis indicates significant risk of preterm birth in women with personality disorder (overall OR 2.62; CI 2.24-3.06 p

Journal Article Type Review
Publication Date Aug 2, 2020
Journal International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
Electronic ISSN 1660-4601
Publisher MDPI
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 17
Issue 16
Article Number 5778
Pages 1-19
APA6 Citation Marshall, C. A., Martin, C. R., Marshall, C., Jomeen, J., Huang, C., & Martin, C. (2020). The relationship between maternal personality disorder and early birth outcomes: A systematic review and meta-analysis. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17(16), 1-19. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph17165778
DOI https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph17165778
Keywords Personality disorder; Preterm birth; Low birth weight; APGAR
Publisher URL https://www.mdpi.com/1660-4601/17/16/5778

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