Diana Iordăchescu

Diana Iordăchescu
University of Bucharest | Unibuc · Department of Psychology

Phd in Psychology
Clinical psychologist; Psychological counsellor

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February 2015 - April 2017
University of Bucharest
Position
  • Research Assistant
Description
  • Longitudinal study "Prenatal Maternal Stress and Emotional, Behavioral Development in Early Childhood"
Education
October 2014 - June 2016
University of Bucharest
Field of study
  • Clinical Psychology and Psychoterapy

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Publications (22)
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Background: The present study focuses on examining the association between attachment pattern, anxiety and perceived infertility-related difficulties of women with fertility concerns. Also, the study explores the moderating role of attachment in the relationship between infertility duration and perceived difficulties, but also in the relationship b...
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This paper is a scientific research conducted during the alert state on a sample of 450 adolescents. The main aim of the study is to identify the socio-emotional difficulties of adolescents and the adaptive ways they use during crisis situations, such as the coronavirus pandemic. The research questions refer on the one hand to the concerns about th...
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Pregnancy and birth in adolescence involve certain risks for both mother and fetus. Psychologically, adolescent mothers have a higher risk of developing emotional disorders. This paper is a review based on information from the literature. The analysis was limited to articles in English published between January 1, 2000 and September 1, 2021 on PubM...
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The fear of childbirth is a mental health problem that involves a severe, excessive fear of pregnancy and the time of birth. This condition is also called "tocophobia" or, better said, birth phobia. This review is based on information from articles in the literature published between January 1, 2001 and November 1, 2021 in PubMed, ScienceDirect and...
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This article propose a review of the most important medical and psychological aspects regarding pregnancy after miscarriage. We highlighted the results of studies that reflect the importance of psychological implications and emotional care. This paper is a review based on information from the literature. The analysis was limited to articles and gui...
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The problem of infertility is complex and very delicate, medicine and psychology being concerned with better understanding the causes and consequences of infertility, as well as the symptoms of psychopathology in correlation with it. The aim of this review is to clarify how fertilization treatment impacts the couple and to present therapeutic inter...
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Promoting and supporting breastfeeding is a global priority and an important intervention for the survival of children. The World Health Organization and the American Academy of Pediatrics recommend exclusive breastfeeding in the first six months of life. This article propose a review of the most important medical and psychological aspects regardin...
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The doctor–patient relationship is fundamental in the treatment of infertility, due to the emotional implications of fertilization procedures. However, insufficient data are available specifically for this relationship. The general objective of the study is to establish the associations between the fundamental concepts that define the doctor–patien...
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Breast cancer is an extremely important public health issue for doctors. Health professionals draw attention to the importance of early detection of the disease, so that treatment becomes effective. The experience of the disease can be extremely shocking and devastating for women. Studies show that women diagnosed with breast cancer experienced pro...
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Study question What are the basic elements of the infertility specialist - patient relationship? Summary answer For study participants, elements such as empathy, communication, collaboration and trust are important factors in increasing compliance and satisfaction with treatment. What is known already In the literature, the doctor-patient relatio...
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Pregnancy affects women's sleep in many ways. Physical and emotional difficulties, especially towards the end of pregnancy, can lead to sleep disorders. Several studies suggest associations between sleep quality and high blood pressure, diabetes and depression. Sleep deprivation affect both mother and fetus. Sleep disorders are associated with low...
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Prenatal maternal distress has a negative impact on the course of pregnancy, fetal development, offspring development, and later psychopathologies. The study aimed to understand the guidelines and recommendations related to the prevention and management of the prenatal distress and psychiatric symptomatology of pregnant women during COVID-19 Pandem...
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The present study aims to highlight how women perceive and adapt to infertility difficulties. To better understand the difficulties that women diagnosed with infertility are experiencing, the study explores this concept in correlation with anxiety and coping. 240 women with fertility problems from various parts of Romania completed the State-Trait...
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The theory of multicyclic development of follicles during the menstrual cycle prompted new approaches to ovarian stimulation such as double stimulation within the same menstrual cycle, in both follicular and luteal phases. New stimulation approaches, together with cryopreservation techniques, provide higher chances for patients with poor ovarian re...
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Objectives: Over the last few years, the impact of infertility on the psychological well-being of couples has been well recognised. Men and women with infertility experience stress, anxiety and depression and their relationship might be under pressure. Material and methods: We conducted a non-experimental correlational descriptive study where tr...
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The main objective of the present study is to investigate the relationship between infertility duration, psychological distress and coping strategies. The participants (76 couples with fertility difficulties) completed a test battery that included the following: (a) the „Brief COPE” (Carver, 1997) for identifying coping strategies; (b) „Fertility P...
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Infertility is a reproductive health problem, very sensitive and difficult for couples, which causes significant pressure on their interpersonal relationships, as well as personal distress, low self-esteem, guilt, anxiety and depression. This article emphasizes the role and the importance of the psychologist and the therapeutic counseling in the ca...
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Introduction: The pregnancy period and the birth of a child are unique events, full of joy and hope. The future child represents the origin of a new family, changing the parents' lifestyle and perspective upon life. On another note, the prenatal period may be experienced in a less positive manner due to the stress that a pregnancy typically involve...

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The aim of this study is to analyze the impact of anxiety, stress, depression and psychological well-being of couples in the treatment for infertility and to examine coping strategies to manage stress associated with infertility.