Induced Abortion and Mental Health

2010 Canadian study reaffirms a wide range of mental health problems associated with induced abortion.

November 3rd, 2011|Categories: Induced Abortion and Mental Health, News|Tags: , , |

Canadian authors Mota, Burnett, and Sareen affiliated with the University of Manitoba published a study entitled “Associations Between Abortion, Mental Disorders, and Suicidal Behaviour in a Nationally Representative Sample” in the Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, Vol 55, No 4, Aprtil 2010. The study affirms results of many previous studies on [...]

Huge 2011 study: Abortion and mental health: quantitative synthesis and analysis of research published 1995-2009

September 1st, 2011|Categories: Induced Abortion and Mental Health, News|Tags: , , |

This review by Dr. Priscilla K. Coleman (found in The British Journal of Psychiatry (2011)199, 180–186. doi: 10.1192/bjp.bp.110.077230) offers the largest quantitative estimate of mental health risks associated with abortion available in the world literature. Calling into question the conclusions from traditional reviews, the results revealed a moderate to highly [...]

Psychology of abortion studies, 2002-2008, a bibliography

May 1st, 2010|Categories: Induced Abortion and Mental Health, News|Tags: , , |

Psychology of Abortion Studies 2002-2008

Induced abortion and adolescence studies, a bibliography

February 19th, 2010|Categories: Induced Abortion and Mental Health, News|Tags: , , |

Adolescents were significantly more likely to be dissatisfied with their choice of abortion than adult women. Adolescents are more likely to feel pressured to abort, report being misinformed in the preabortion counseling, to report greater severity of psychological stress postabortion, and are more likely to have second-trimester abortions which carry [...]

Complete bibliography on Abortion and Mental Health

February 18th, 2010|Categories: Induced Abortion and Mental Health, News|Tags: , , |

Publications concerning Women and Abortion Allanson, S., & Astbury, J. (2001). Attachment style and broken attachments: Violence, pregnancy, and abortion. Australian Journal of Psychology, 53, 146-151. Amaro H., Zuckerman B, & Cabral H. (1989). Drug use among adolescent mothers: profile of risk. Pediatrics, 84, 144-151. Barnett, W., Freudenberg, N., & Wille, R. [...]

Induced abortion and adverse mental health effects

February 18th, 2010|Categories: Induced Abortion and Mental Health, News|Tags: , , |

THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF PRO-LIFE OBSTETRICIANS AND GYNECOLOGISTS www.aaplog.org Induced Abortion and Adverse Mental Health Effects, (includes the most recent articles) Sept 2010 “There is consensus among most social and medical science scholars that a minimum of 10 to 30% of women who abort suffer from serious, prolonged negative psychological [...]

A full bibliography of articles from 1981

February 18th, 2010|Categories: Induced Abortion and Mental Health, News|Tags: , , |

A full bibliography of articles concerning women's mental health issues and abortion can be found at APART's publications listing.

The Alliance for Post Abortion Research and Training

February 18th, 2010|Categories: Induced Abortion and Mental Health, News|Tags: , , |

The Alliance for Post Abortion Research and Training The dual purpose of the Alliance for Post-Abortion Research and Training is to engage in the scientific study of the mental health risks of abortion and to disseminate accurate information concerning such risks to those who provide education about abortion and/or post-abortion [...]

Abortion and Mental Health 2009

September 19th, 2009|Categories: Induced Abortion and Mental Health, News|Tags: , , |

DOES ABORTION CAUSE MENTAL HEALTH PROBLEMS? THE EVIDENCE THROUGH AN OBJECTIVE SCIENTIFIC LENS AS OPPOSED TO THE APA’S RECENT ANALYSIS Priscilla K. Coleman, Ph.D. Bowling Green State University Full article: Abortion and Mental Health - Coleman 08

AAPLOG Response to the APA Task Force Report

September 19th, 2008|Categories: Induced Abortion and Mental Health, News|Tags: , , |

AAPLOG Response to the APA Task Force Report on Mental Health and Abortion September 2008 After months of study, the APA Task Force on Abortion and Mental Health report was voted on and accepted by the APA in August 2008. The sweeping conclusion: “The best scientific evidence published indicates that among adult women who [...]

Induced abortion mental health research update 2008

May 1st, 2008|Categories: Induced Abortion and Mental Health, News|Tags: , , |

Recent years have brought a dramatic increase in the number of scientific studies published world-wide documenting the psychological damage frequently ushered in by abortion. Negative effects of abortion on various aspects of women's mental health and quality of life are now well-established. Induced Abortion Mental Health Research Update