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Dr Aleksandra Staneva

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Dr Aleksandra Staneva
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McElwain Building
School of Psychology
University of Queensland
St Lucia, QLD 4072


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Dr Aleksandra Staneva
Research Activities:

Aleksandra is interested in Perinatal Psychology, Women studies, Psychodynamics, Feminism, and the experience and mental health of mothers during pregnancy and after birth.

 

Representative Publications:
Staneva, A., Bogossian, F.,Morawska, A.  &Wittkowski, A. "I just feel like I am broken. I am the worst pregnant woman ever:A qualitative exploration of the 'at odds' experience of antenatal distress" (under review) 
Staneva, A., Morawska, A., Bogossian, F,  &Wittkowski, A. "Pregnancy-specific distress: The role of maternal sense of coherence and antenatal mothering orientations" (in press)
Staneva, A., Bogossian, F,  &Wittkowski, A.  (2015). "The experience of maternal depression, anxiety and perceived stress during pregnancy:  a meta-study of qualitative research" Midwifery
Staneva, A., Bogossian, F,  Pritchard, M &Wittkowski, A. (2015). The Effects of Maternal Depression, Anxiety, and Perceived Stress on Preterm Birth: A Systematic Review Women and Birth
 

Staneva, A. (2013). The Important Connection: Psychological Wellbeing During Pregnancy and Birth Outcomes. Australian Nursing Journal 08/2013; 21(2):40.

Staneva, A. (2013). Childbirth in a Technocratic Age: A Documentation of Women’s Expectations and Experiences by Elizabeth Soliday. Book Review. Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology (Vol. 31, Iss. 3, 2013).

Staneva, A. & Wittkowski, A. Beliefs during pregnancy: the factor structure and psychometric properties of the Pregnancy Related Beliefs Questionnaire (submitted for review).

Staneva, A. & Wittkowski, A. (2012). Exploring beliefs and expectations about motherhood in Bulgarian mothers: A qualitative study. Midwifery 8(3) 260-267 10.1016/j.midw.2012.01.008
 
Wittkowski, A. & Staneva, A. (2012). Chapter 6: Psychological and Social Issues. Teenage Pregnancy: Long-term Outcomes and Parenting. p.135-149Younger Mothers-Older Mothers: Maternal Age and Maternity Care. Quay Books: London.
 
Wittkowski, A. & Staneva, A. (2012). Chapter 6: Psychological and Social Issues. Advanced Maternal Age. p.150-166 Younger Mothers-Older Mothers: Maternal Age and Maternity Care. Quay Books: London.
Course Tutor:
  • Semester 2, 2017
    PSYC3132 - Health Psychology
  • Semester 2, 2016
    PSYC3132 - Health Psychology

Note: Coordinator roles prior to 2009 and tutor roles prior to 2006 are not included.

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