Post-abortion trauma

The conclusions of the American Psychological Association (APA) study on mental health and abortion, cited in your article on post-abortion trauma (24/8/08), seem to fly in the face of the facts. The research found that some women do experience sadne

30th August, 2008

The conclusions of the American Psychological Association (APA) study on mental health and abortion, cited in your article on post-abortion trauma (24/8/08), seem to fly in the face of the facts. The research found that some women do experience sadness, grief and feelings of loss following an abortion - even ‘‘clinically significant disorders, including depression and anxiety’’.

The results of the study must be viewed in the context that the APA has...

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