FETAL DISTRESS By N., Sam M.S. - 0 the condition of a foetus whose life or health is threatened by the effects of a disease or disorder originating in the organ systems of the mother. See foetal infection; foetus at risk. FETAL DISTRESS: "The baby was suffering from foetal distress." Related Psychology Terms Dissociative Identity Disorder AFFECTIONAL DRIVE REGRESSION ENURESIS (Bed-wetting) Discrimination and Mental Illness in the LGBT Population OEDIPUS COMPLEX (Oedipus Situation) OVERPROTECTION (“Momlsm”) HYPOCHONDRIASIS Counselor's Role in Emergency Teams MAPLE SUGAR URINE DISEASE Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "FETAL DISTRESS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/fetal-distress/ (accessed February 7, 2023).