Study did not include suicidal women seeking abortion, says psychologist

A psychologist has said that his work should not be used to support any argument against enacting legislation for women who are suicidal.

Susan Mitchell

Deputy Editor and Health Editor @susmitchellsbp
4th May, 2013

The psychologist whose studies have been cited extensively by anti-abortion groups has said that his work should not be used to support any argument against enacting legislation for women who are suicidal.

Professor David Fergusson said it would be "misleading" and "inaccurate" for his studies to form the basis of any argument against allowing suicidal women to have an abortion.

Fergusson said he had not studied women who were suicidal and seeking an abortion, but...

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