Importance Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) occurs in about 8% of pregnant women. Stressful conditions, including PTSD, are inconsistently linked to preterm birth. Psychotropic treatment has been frequently associated with preterm birth.
Abstract: Objective: To explore the frequency of different motor subtypes of delirium in children and adolescents and to study the relationship of motor subtypes with other symptoms, etiology and outcome of delirium.Methods: Forty-nine consecutive patients, aged 8–19 years, diagnosed as having delirium as per DSM-IV-TR were assessed on Delirium Rating Scale-Revised 98 (DRS-R-98), amended Delirium Motor Symptom Scale (DMSS), delirium etiology checklist and risk factors for delirium. Different motoric subtypes of delirium were compared with each other for symptoms of delirium as assessed by DRS-R-98, risk factors, etiology and outcome.Results: More than half (53%) of patients were classified as having hyperactive delirium, this was followed by the mixed (26.5%) and the hypoactive (16%) subtype. When the different subtypes were compared with each other, the 3 motor subtypes did not differ from each other in terms of frequency and severity of other symptoms except for minor differences