FETAL HYPOXIA By N., Sam M.S. - 3 caused by the significant reduction in oxygen to the human foetus, which is believed to be a risk factor for severe mental illness, such as schizophrenia. See hypoxia. FETAL HYPOXIA: "Foetal hypoxia can cause mental illnesses." Related Psychology Terms Selecting a Diagnosis AER HUNGER SCHIZOPHRENIA (OTHER TYPES) A Comparison of Maternal and Paternal Filicide Diagnosis and Treatment Planning ATTITUDE SCALES Discrimination and Mental Illness in the LGBT Population CHILD PSYCHIATRY SOCIAL PSYCHIATRY NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR MENTAL HEALTH Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "FETAL HYPOXIA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/fetal-hypoxia/ (accessed December 3, 2021).