Publications du Lausanne Perinatal Research Group


1. Publications in peer-reviewed journals


Thomson, G., Diop, M., Stuijfzand, S., Horsch, A., & After birth Consortium (2021). Policy, service, and training provision for women following a traumatic birth: an international knowledge mapping exercise. BMC Health Services Research. DOI : 10.1186/s12913-021-07238-x


Quansah D.Y., Gross J., Gilbert L., Pauchet A., Horsch A., Benhalima K., Cosson E. & Puder J.J. (2021). Cardiometabolic and mental health in women with early gestational diabetes mellitus: A prospective cohort study. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. DOI: 10.1210/clinem/dgab791


Schneider, J., Sandoz, V., Equey, L., Williams-Smith, J., Horsch, A. & Bickle-Graz, M. (2021). The role of facemasks in the recognition of emotions by preschool children. JAMA Pediatrics.


Boussac, E., Berna, C., Dias, D.G., Horsch, A. & Desseauve, D. (2021). Contribution of the use of virtual reality in childbirth. Revue Médicale Suisse, 17 (755), 1779-1784.


Duroux, M., Stuijfzand, S., Sandoz, V. & Horsch, A. (2021). Investigating prenatal perceived support as protective factor against adverse birth outcomes: A community cohort study. Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology. DOI: 10.1080/02646838.2021.1991565


Lambelet, V., Ceulemans, M., Nordeng, H., Favre, G., Horsch, A., Stojanov, M., Winterfeld, U., Baud, D., Panchaud, A., Pomar, L. (2021). Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Swiss pregnant and breastfeeding women - a cross-sectional study covering the first pandemic wave. Swiss Medical Weekly. DOI: 10.4414/smw.2021.w30009.


Deforges, C., Noël, Y. Eberhard-Granc, M., Garthus-Niegel, S.*, Horsch, A.* (2021). Prenatal insomnia and childbirth-related PTSD symptoms: a prospective population-based cohort study. Journal of Affective Disorders. DOI: 10.1016/j.jad.2021.08.024

*Contributed equally as last authors


Sandoz, V., Hingray, C., Stuijfzand, S., Lacroix, A., El Hage, W., & Horsch, A. (2021). Measurement and conceptualization of maternal PTSD following childbirth: Psychometric properties of the City Birth Trauma Scale—French Version (City BiTS-F). Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy. DOI: 10.1037/tra0001068


Lalor, J., Ayers, S., Calleja-Agius, J., Downe, S., Gouni, O., Hartmann, K., Nieuwenhuijze, M., Oosterman, M., Turner, J.D., Karlsdottir, S.I. & Horsch, A. (2021). Balancing restrictions and access to maternity care for women and birthing partners during the COVID-19 pandemic: the psychosocial impact of suboptimal care. British Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology. DOI: 10.1111/1471-0528.16844


Garthus-Niegel, S., Benyamini, Y. & Horsch, A. (2021). Perinatal Mental Health: Expanding the Focus to the Family Context. Frontiers in Psychiatry. DOI: 10.3389/fpsyt.2021.719053


Bernasconi, M., Eggel, B., Horsch, A., Vial, Y., Denys, A, Baud, D. & Quibel, T. (2021). Paternal and maternal long-term psychological outcomes after uterine artery embolization for severe post-partum haemorrhage. Scientific Reports. DOI:


Sandoz, V., Stuijfzand, S., Lacroix, A., Deforges, C., Quillet Diop, M., Ehlert, U., Rubo, M., Messerli-Bürgi, N.* & Horsch, A.* (2021). The Lausanne Infant Crying Stress Paradigm: Validation of an Early Postpartum Stress Paradigm with Women at Low vs. High Risk of Childbirth-Related Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. Journal of Personalized Medicine. DOI: 10.3390/jpm11060472

*Contributed equally as last authors


Horesh, D., Garthus-Niegel, S. & Horsch, A. (2021) Childbirth-related PTSD: is it a unique post-traumatic disorder? Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology, 39:3, 221-224, DOI: 10.1080/02646838.2021.1930739


Gilbert, L., Rossel, J.-B., Yedu Quansah, D., Puder, J.J., & Horsch, A. (2021). Mental health and its associations with weight in women with gestational diabetes mellitus. A prospective clinical cohort study. Journal of Psychosomatic Research.


Eggel, B., Bernasconi, M., Quibel, T., Horsch, A., Vial, Y., Denys, A. & Baud, D. (2021). Gynecological, reproductive and sexual outcomes after uterine artery embolization for post-partum haemorrhage. Scientific Reports. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-020-80821-0


Martin Soelch, C., Guillod, M., Gaillard, C., Recabarren, R.E., Federspiel, A., Mueller-Pfeiffer, C., Homan, P., Hasler, G., Schoebi, D., Horsch, A.*, & Gomez, P.* (2021). Increased reward-related activation in the ventral striatum during stress exposure associated with positive affect in the daily life of young adults with a family history of depression. Frontiers in Psychiatry. DOI: 10.3389/fpsyt.2020.563475

*Contributed equally as last authors


Deforges, C., Stuijfzand, S., Noël, Y., Robertson, M., Breines Simonsen, T., Eberhard-Gran, M., Garthus-Niegel, S.* & Horsch, A.* (2020).The relationship between early administration of morphine or nitrous oxide gas and PTSD symptom development. Journal of Affective Disorders, 281, 557-566. DOI: 10.1016/j.jad.2020.12.051

*Contributed equally as last authors


Schobinger, E., Stuijfzand, E. & Horsch, A. (2020). Acute and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Symptoms in Mothers and Fathers Following Childbirth: a Prospective Cohort Study. Frontiers in Psychiatry. DOI: 10.3389/fpsyt.2020.562054


Gilbert, L., Nikolaou, A., Quansah, D., Rossel, J.-B., Horsch, A.* & Puder, J.J.* (2020). Mental health and its associations with glucose-lowering medication in women with gestational diabetes mellitus. A prospective clinical cohort study. Psychoneuroendocrinology. DOI: 10.1016/j.psyneuen.2020.105095

*Contributed equally as last authors


Jomeen J., Martin C.R., Jones C., Marshall C., Ayers S., Burt K., Frodsham L., Horsch A., Midwinter D., O’Connell M., Shakespeare J., Sheen K., Thomson G. (2020). Tokophobia and fear of birth: a workshop consensus statement on current issues and recommendations for future research. Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology. DOI: 10.1080/02646838.2020.1843908


Stuijfzand, S., Garthus-Niegel, S. & Horsch, A. (2020). Parental birth-related PTSD symptoms and bonding in the early postpartum period: a prospective population-based cohort study. Frontiers in Psychiatry DOI: 10.3389/fpsyt.2020.570727


Guyon, AJAA, Studer, RK, Hildebrandt, H, Horsch, A, Nater, U, Gomez, P. (2020). Music performance anxiety from the challenge and threat perspective: Psychophysiological and performance outcomes. BMC Psychology DOI: 10.1186/s40359-020-00448-8


Stuijfzand S, Deforges C, Sandoz V, Consuela-Thais S, Jaques C, Elmers J, Horsch, A. (2020). Psychological impact of an epidemic/pandemic on the mental health of healthcare professionals: a rapid review. BMC Public Health. DOI:10.1186/s12889-020-09322-z


Quansah, D., Gross, J., Gilbert, L., Arhab, A., Horsch, A.* & Puder, J.J.* (2020). Predictors and consequences of weight retention in the early and late postpartum period in women with gestational diabetes. Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice. DOI: 10.1016/j.diabres.2020.108238

*Contributed equally as last authors


Horsch, A., Lalor, J. & Downe, S. (2020). Moral and mental health challenges faced by maternity staff during the Covid-19 pandemic. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy. DOI: 10.1037/tra0000629


Laborie, S., Denis, A., Horsch, A., Occelli, P., Margier, P., Morisod Harari, M., Clarisa, O., Touzet, S., Fischer Fumeaux, C.J. (2020). Breastfeeding peer counselling for mothers of preterm neonates: protocol of a stepped- wedge cluster randomized controlled trial. BMJ Open. DOI:10.1136/bmjopen-2019-032910


Gaillard C, Guillod M, Ernst M, Federspiel A, Schoebi D, Recabarren RE, Ouyang X, Mueller-Pfeiffer C, Horsch A, Homan P, Wiest R (2020). Striatal reactivity to reward under threat-of-shock and working memory load in adults at increased familial risk for major depression: A preliminary study. NeuroImage: Clinical: 102193. DOI: 10.1016/j.nicl.2020.102193


Jacobs, I., Lenz, L., Wollny, A. & Horsch, A. (2020). The higher-order structure of schema modes. Journal of Personality Disorders, 34(3), 348-376. DOI: 10.1521/pedi_2018_32_401


Sandoz, V., Deforges, C., Stuijfzand, S., Epiney, M., Vial, Y., Sekarski, N., Messerli, N., Ehlert, U., Bickle-Graz, M., Morisod Harari, M., Porcheret, K., Schechter, D.S., Ayers, S., Holmes, E.A., & Horsch, A. (2019). Improving mental health and physiological stress responses in mothers following traumatic childbirth and in their infants: Study protocol for the Swiss TrAumatic biRth Trial (START). BMJ Open; 9:e032469. DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2019-032469


Thomson, G. & Stuijfzand, S., Horsch, A. (2019). Setting the global research agenda in psychosocial aspects of women’s health - outcomes from ISPOG World Conference at The Hague. Journal of Psychosomatic Obstetrics & Gynecology. DOI: 10.1080/0167482X.2020.1695872


Garthus-Niegel, S.*, Horsch, A.*, von Soest, T., Haga,S.M., Drozd,F., Ayers, S. , Eberhard-Gran, M. (2019). Posttraumatic stress symptoms following childbirth: associations with prenatal attachment in subsequent pregnancies. Archives of Women’s Mental Health. DOI10.1007/s00737-019-01011-0

*Contributed equally as first authors


Horsch, A., Gilbert, L., Lanzi, S., Kang, J.S., Vial, Y. & Puder, J.J. (2019). Prospective associations between maternal stress during pregnancy and fasting glucose with obstetric and neonatal outcomes. Journal of Psychosomatic Research. DOI: 10.1016/j.jpsychores.2019.109795.


Gaillard, C., Guillod, M., Federspiel, A., Schoebi, D., Recabarren, R., Ouyang, X., Mueller-Pfeiffer, C., Horsch, A., Hasler, G. & Martin-Soelch, C. (2019). Striatal responsiveness to reward under threat-of-shock and working memory load: A preliminary study. Brain and Behaviour. DOI: 10.1002/brb3.1397


Quansah, D.Y., Gilbert, L., Gross, J., Horsch, A.*, Puder JJ* (2019).  Intuitive eating is associated with improved health indicators at 1-year postpartum in women with Gestational Diabetes Mellitus. Journal of Health Psychology. DOI: 10.1177/1359105319869814

*Contributed equally as last authors


Horsch, A. & Stuijfzand, S. (2019). Intergenerational transfer of perinatal trauma-related consequences. Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology, 37:3, 221-223, DOI: 10.1080/02646838.2019.1629190


Quansah, D.Y., Gross, J., Gilbert, L., Helbling, C., Horsch, A.*, & Puder, J.J.* (2019). Intuitive eating is associated with weight and glucose control during pregnancy and in the early postpartum period in women with gestational diabetes mellitus: A clinical cohort study. Eating Behaviors, DOI: 10.1016/j.eatbeh.2019.101304

*Contributed equally as last authors


Jacobs, I., Charmillot, M., Martin-Soelch, C. & Horsch, A. (2019). Validity, reliability, and factor structure of the Secondary Traumatic Stress Scale-French version. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 10, 191. DOI: 10.3389/fpsyt.2019.00191


Schneider, J., Borghini, A., Morisod Harari, M., Faure, N., Tenthorey, C., Le Berre, A., Tolsa, J-F., Horsch, A. (2019). Joint Observation in NICU (JOIN): clinical randomized controlled trial examining an early intervention during preterm care. BMJ Open;9:e026484. DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-026484


Jacobs, I. & Horsch, A. (2019). Psychometric Properties of the French Brief Resilience Scale (2019). European Journal of Health Psychology. 26(1), 1–9. DOI: 10.1027/2512-8442/a000022


Gilbert, L., Gross, J., Lanzi, S., Quansah, D.Y., Puder, J.*, Horsch, A.*. (2019). How diet, physical activity and psychosocial well-being interact in women with Gestational Diabetes Mellitus: An integrative review. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 19(1). DOI: 10.1186/s12884-019-2185-y

*Contributed equally as last authors


Sandoz, V., Bickle-Graz, M., Camos, V., & Horsch, A. (2019). Impact of maternal postpartum depression and posttraumatic stress symptoms on cognitive flexibility of very preterm preschoolers. Acta Paediatrica. DOI: 10.1111/apa.14712

Schäfer, S.K., Becker, N., King, L., Horsch, A.* & Michael, T.* (2019). The relationship between sense of coherence and posttraumatic stress: A meta-analysis. European Journal of Psychotraumatology, 10(1) DOI: 10.1080/20008198.2018.1562839

*Contributed equally as last authors


Larkin P, Doyon O, Eicher M, Horsch A, Mabire C, Ramelet AS, Lugrin G. (2018). Interprofessionnalité. Rev Med Suisse, 14(631) 2271. PMID: 30550026.

Messerli-Bürgy, N.*, Horsch, A.*, Schindler, C., Boichat, A., Kriemler, S., Munsch, S., Crottet, B., Marques-Vidal, P., Borghini, A. & Puder, J.J. (2018). Influence of Acute Physical Activity on Stress Reactivity in Obese and Normal Weight Children: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Accepted in Obesity Facts, 12, 115–130. DOI: 10.1159/000494294

*Contributed equally as first authors


Furuta, M., Horsch, A., Ng, E.S.W., Bick, D., Spain, D. & Sin, J. Effectiveness of trauma-focused psychological therapies for treating post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms in women following childbirth: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 9, 591. DOI: 10.3389/fpsyt.2018.00591


Garthus-Niegel, S.*, Horsch, A.*, Handtke, E., von Soest, T., Ayers, S., Weidner, K., Eberhard-Gran, M. (2018). The impact of postpartum posttraumatic stress and depression symptoms on couples’ relationship satisfaction: a population-based prospective study. Frontiers in Psychology, 9, 1728. DOI:10.3389/fpsyg.2018.01728

*Contributed equally as first authors


Garthus-Niegel, S.*, Horsch, A.*, Bickle Graz, M., Martini, J., von Soest, T., Weidner, K. & Eberhard-Gran, M. (2018). The prospective relationship between postpartum PTSD and child sleep: A 2-year follow-up study. Journal of Affective Disorders. DOI: 10.1016/j.jad.2018.07.067

*Contributed equally as first authors


Iyadurai, L., Visser, R.M., Lau-Zhu, A., Porcheret, K., Horsch, A., Holmes, E.A., James, E.L. (2018). Intrusive memories of trauma: A target for research bridging cognitive science and its clinical application. Clinical Psychology Review. DOI:10.1016/j.cpr.2018.08.005


Favrod, C., Jan du Chêne, L., Martin Soelch, C., Garthus-Niegel, S.,Tolsa, J.-F., Legault, F., Briet, V. & Horsch, A. (2018). Mental Health Symptoms and Work-Related Stressors in Hospital Midwives and NICU Nurses: A Mixed Methods Study. Frontiers in Psychiatry. DOI: 10.3389/fpsyt.2018.00364


Oe, M., Ishida, T., Favrod, C., Martin-Soelch, C. & Horsch, A. (2018). Burnout, psychological symptoms, and secondary traumatic stress among midwives working on perinatal wards: A cross-cultural study between Japan and Switzerland. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 9:387. DOI: 10.3389/fpsyt.2018.00387


Vasseur, A., Lepigeon, K., Baud, D., Horsch, A., Meyer, S., Vial, Y. & Achtari, C. (2018). Counselling after perineal laceration: does it improve functional outcome? International Urogynecology Journal. DOI: 10.1007/s00192-018-3712-5.


Favrod, C., Holmes, E., Vial, Y., Morisod Harari, M. & Horsch, A. (2018). Spontaneous childbirth-related mental images among pregnant women: A mixed-method study. Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology. DOI:10.1080/02646838.2018.1472749.


Horsch, A., Gilbert, L., Lanzi, S., Gross, J., Kayser, B., Vial, Y., Simeoni, U., Hans, D., Berney, A., Scholz, U., Barakat, R., Puder, J.J. (2018). Improving cardio-metabolic and mental health in women with gestational diabetes mellitus and their offspring: Study protocol for MySweetHeart Trial, a randomized controlled trial. BMJ Open, 8:e020462. DOI:10.1136/bmjopen-2017-020462.


Cook, N., Ayers, S., & Horsch, A. (2018). Maternal posttraumatic stress disorder during the perinatal period and child outcomes: A systematic review. Journal of Affective Disorders, 225(Supplement C), 18-31. DOI: 10.1016/j.jad.2017.07.045


Garthus-Niegel, S.*, Horsch, A.*, Ayers, S., Junge-Hoffmeister, J., Weidner, K., Eberhard-Gran, M. (2017). The influence of postpartum PTSD on breastfeeding: a longitudinal population-based study. Birth. DOI: 10.1111/birt.12328

*Contributed equally as first authors


Horsch, A., Jacobs, I., Gilbert, L., Favrod, C., Schneider, J., Morisod Harari, M., & Bickle Graz, M. (2017). Impact of perinatal asphyxia on parental mental health and bonding with the infant: a questionnaire survey of Swiss parents. BMJ Paediatrics Open, 1(1). DOI:10.1136/bmjpo-2017-000059

Horsch, A., Vial, Y., Favrod, C., Harari, M. M., Blackwell, S. E., Watson, P., Iyadurai, L., Bonsall, M.B. & Holmes, E. A. (2017). Reducing intrusive traumatic memories after emergency caesarean section: A proof-of-principle randomized controlled study. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 94, 36-47. DOI: 10.1016/j.brat.2017.03.018

King, L., McKenzie-McHarg, K. &  Horsch, A. (2017). Testing a cognitive model to predict posttraumatic stress disorder following childbirth. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth. DOI: 10.1186/s12884-016-1194-3

Lee, L. McKenzie-McHarg, K. & Horsch, A. (2016).The impact of miscarriage and stillbirth on maternal-fetal relationships: An integrative review. Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology. DOI: 10.1080/02646838.2016.1239249

Horsch, A., Seon Kang, J., Vial, Y., Ehlert, U., Borghini, A., Marques-Vidal, P., Jacobs, I. & Puder, J.J. (2016). Stress exposure and psychological stress responses are related to glucose concentrations during pregnancy. British Journal of Health Psychology. DOI: 10.1111/bjhp.12197

Horsch, A., Gross, J., Jornayvaz, F.R., Lanzi, S. & Puder, J.J. (2016). Diabète gestationnel – quelles sont les approches non médicales ? Revue Médicale Suisse, 521, 1089-1091.

Jacobs, I., Sim, C.W., Wollny, A. & Horsch, A. (2016). Mindfulness facets, trait emotional intelligence, emotional distress, and multiple health behaviors: a serial two-mediator model. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology. DOI: 10.1111/sjop.12285

Horsch, A., Tolsa, J.F., Gilbert, L., Jan du Chêne, L., Muller-Nix, C. & Bickle-Graz, M. (2015). Improving maternal mental health following preterm birth using an expressive writing intervention: A randomized controlled trial. Child Psychiatry and Human Development. DOI: 10.1007/s10578-015-0611-6

James, E.L., Lau-Zhu, A., Tickle, H., Horsch, A. & Holmes, E.A. (2015). Playing the computer game Tetris prior to viewing traumatic film material and subsequent intrusive memories: Examining proactive interference. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry. DOI:10.1016/j.jbtep.2015.11.004

McKenzie-McHarg, Slade, P., Horsch, A., Stramrood, C., Sawyer, A., Ford, E.M., Jomeen, J. & Ayers, S. (2015). Posttraumatic stress disorder following childbirth: An update of current issues and recommendations for future research. Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology. DOI: 10.1080/02646838.2015.1031646

Crispus-Jones, H., McKenzie-McHarg, K. & Horsch, A. (2015). Care practices and psychosocial interventions to reduce parental distress following stillbirth. Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology. DOI: 10.1080/02646838.2015.1035234

Horsch, A., Jacobs, I. & McKenzie-McHarg, K. (2015). Cognitive predictors of PTSD and its relationship with perinatal grief following stillbirth: A longitudinal study. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 28, 1-8. DOI: 10.1002/jts.21997

Horsch, A., Wobmann, M., Kriemler, S., Munsch, S., Borloz, S., Balz, A., Marques-Vidal, P., Borghini, A. & Puder, J.J. (2015). The impact of physical activity on energy balance, food intake and food choice in obese and normal weight children following acute stress exposure. BMC Pediatrics, 15, 12. DOI: 10.1186/s12887-015-0326-7

Campbell-Jackson, L., Bezance, J. & Horsch, A. (2014). “A renewed sense of purpose”: Mothers’ and fathers’ experience of having a child following a recent stillbirth. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 14, 423. DOI: 10.1186/s12884-014-0423-x

Ryninks, K., Collins, C., McKenzie-McHarg, K. & Horsch, A. (2014). Mothers’ experience of their contact with their stillborn infant. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 14, 203. DOI: 10.1186/1471-2393-14-203

Horsch, A. & McManus, F. (2014). Brief report: Maternal posttraumatic stress symptoms are related to adherence to their child’s diabetes treatment regimen. Journal of Health Psychology, 19, 987-992. DOI: 10.1177/1359105313482169


Campbell-Jackson, L. & Horsch, A. (2014). The psychological impact of stillbirth: A systematic review. Illness, Crisis and Loss, 22, 237-256. DOI: 10.2190/IL.22.3.d

Horsch, A., Brooks, C. & Fletcher, H. (2013). Maternal coping, appraisals and adjustment following diagnosis of fetal anomaly. Prenatal Diagnosis, 33, 1137-1145. DOI: 10.1002/pd.4207

Hazell, P., Woolrich, R. & Horsch, A. (2013). Posttraumatic stress disorder in mothers of individuals with Anorexia Nervosa. Advances in Eating Disorders: Theory, Research and Practice, 2, 31-41. DOI: 10.1080/21662630.2013.794526

Lee, L., McKenzie-McHarg, K. & Horsch, A. (2013). Women’s decision making and experience of subsequent pregnancy following stillbirth. Journal of Midwifery and Women’s Health, 58, 431-439. DOI: 10.1111/jmwh.12011


Horsch, A., McManus, F. & Kennedy, P. (2012). Cognitive and non-cognitive factors associated with posttraumatic stress symptoms in mothers of children with type 1 diabetes mellitus. Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy, 40, 400-411. DOI: 10.1017/S1352465812000112

Horsch, A. (2011). Stillbirth : Understanding and management. Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology, 29, 416. DOI: 10.1080/02646838.2011.618657

Horsch, A., McManus, F., Kennedy, P. & Edge, J. (2007). Anxiety, depressive and posttraumatic stress symptoms in mothers of children with type I diabetes. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 20, 881-891. DOI: 10.1002/jts.20247

2. Books and book chapters

Garthus-Niegel, S., Horsch, A., Benyamini, Y., eds. (2021). Perinatal Mental Health: Expanding the Focus to the Family Context. Lausanne: Frontiers Media SA. DOIi: 10.3389/978-2-88971-370-7

Horsch, A. & Garthus-Niegel, S. (2019). Posttraumatic stress disorder following childbirth. In Pickles, C. & Herring, J. (Eds.), Childbirth, Vulnerability and Law: Exploring Issues of Violence and Control. London: Routledge.


Horsch, A. & Ayers, S. (2016). Chapter 39 - Childbirth and Stress - Fink, George. In Stress: Concepts, Cognition, Emotion,        and Behavior (pp. 325-330). San Diego: Academic Press. DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-12-800951-2.00040-6


Spaight, C., Gross, J., Horsch, A. & Puder, J.J. (2015). Gestational diabetes mellitus (volume 31, p. 163-177). In C. Stettler, E. Christ & P. Diem (eds.), Novelties in Diabetes. Endocrine Developments. Basel: Karger. DOI: 10.1159/000439413


Horsch, A. (2009). Posttraumatic stress disorder following childbirth and pregnancy loss. In H. Beinart, P. Kennedy & S. Llewelyn (Eds.), Clinical Psychology in Practice. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell.

3. Other scientific publications

Deforges, C., Sandoz, V. & Horsch, A. (2020). Le trouble de stress post-traumatique lié à l’accouchement/ Childbirth-Related Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. Périnatalité. DOI : 10.3166/rmp-2020-0101

Nicca, D., Zúñiga, F., Horsch, A., Stuijfzand, S., Bischofberger, I., Larkin, P., De Geest, S., Eicher, M., Simon, M. (2020).  Protecting physical and mental health of healthcare workers. Policy brief for the Swiss National COVID-19 Science Task Force.

Schobinger, E., Gashi, S., Avignon, V. & Horsch, A. (2020). Accouchements traumatiques: perspective soignante. Soins Infirmiers, 4, 56-61.


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