PEARL Multidisciplinary Journal

Psychosocial Problems of Pregnant Women: A Study with Special Reference to Kadaba Taluk


Psychosocial factors influence a person psychologically or socially. Psychosocial problems include mood changes, anxiety, fatigue, sleepiness, depression, urinary infection, panic disorders and others. In this study researcher had taken 50 respondents from Kadaba taluk, Dakshina Kannada district, Karnataka State. Study used structured questionnaire among 5 to 9 months pregnant women. Researcher used both primary and secondary sources of data and this study shows that 98% of respondents are having back pain problem and were well treated by in- laws. This research revealed almost 80% respondents were economically poor. The study result showed that 82% of the pregnant women got sufficient care from the family.



Pregnancy, Psychosocial Problems, Care and Support.

Author Affiliations

Mookambika1, Deepika M2*

1 Sri Ramakrishna ashrama, Nellikatte, Puttur, 574 201, India.

2 PG Department of Social Work, St Philomena College, Puttur, 574 202, India.


15 February, 2022