Category Archives: Abortion’s Psychological Risks

Article in medical journal: abortion triggers obsessive-compulsive disorder

Author Curt Young summarizes a case profiled in  the American Journal of Psychotherapy about a woman whose mental illness was greatly exacerbated by her abortion: “[The article] recounted the story of a 19-year old woman whose abortion was recommended by a psychiatrist as … Continue reading

Share on Facebook
Posted in Abortion's Psychological Risks, Women and Abortion Regret | Leave a comment

Abortion worker comments on “loss of control” with pain relief

An abortion clinic worker named Carole said: “People have pain when they don’t have drugs, but I don’t know that pain is always a bad thing. Valium is like drinking in that it numbs you. For women with issues about … Continue reading

Share on Facebook
Posted in Abortion's Psychological Risks | Leave a comment

Study by Anne Speckhard on emotional trauma

Researcher Anne Speckhard conducted a study that showed how abortion causes emotional trauma in women. She interviewed women who regretted their abortions and found that they experienced the following: • grief reactions (100 percent) • feelings of depression (92 percent) • … Continue reading

Share on Facebook
Posted in Abortion's Psychological Risks | Leave a comment

Study shows abortion doesn’t improve mental illness

Before abortion was legalized in the United States, women could get permission for an abortion by going to a psychiatrist and proving they were mentally ill and would be a adversely affected by the pregnancy. A study done soon after abortion’s … Continue reading

Share on Facebook
Posted in Abortion's Psychological Risks | Leave a comment

David Ferguson does 25 Year Study

Pro-life doctor Marissa Ogle, M.D wrote about an abortion study that pro-abortion people tried to repress,by Dr. David Ferguson: “A reputable research scientist attempted to publish results of a well-designed study that concluded, to his surprise, that abortion has a … Continue reading

Share on Facebook
Posted in Abortion's Psychological Risks, Results of Studies, Women's Health Studies | Leave a comment

Risks after abortion: depression +37%, alcohol use/abuse +110%,

A pro-life doctor writes about psychological health risks of abortion: “In an article written by Dr. Priscilla Coleman, a professor of Human Development and Family Studies at Bowling Green State University in Ohio, she offers the most comprehensive assessment of … Continue reading

Share on Facebook
Posted in Abortion's Psychological Risks | Leave a comment

American Journal of Psychiatry on abortion

From a study in the American Journal of Psychiatry: “Negative emotional response [to abortion] involving guilt, sadness and regret” is seen by some psychiatrists as a “part of the normal spectrum of response to abortion.” CM Friedman, et al. “The Decision-Making … Continue reading

Share on Facebook
Posted in Abortion's Psychological Risks | Leave a comment

Child abuse increases after abortion, says psychologist

“Our study indicates that child abuse is more frequent among mothers who have previously had an abortion. The mother’s guilt or high expectations may be reasons why there is this high correlation. A more plausible cause is that because of … Continue reading

Share on Facebook
Posted in Abortion's Psychological Risks | Leave a comment

Half of women who have abortions experience “dramatic personality change,” usually negative, says study

“In a retrospective study of 260 women, an average of nearly 11 years after their abortions, 51% reported having undergone a “dramatic personality change” following their abortions, of which 79% said the change was a negative one.” David C Reardon, … Continue reading

Share on Facebook
Posted in Abortion's Psychological Risks, Women's Health Studies | Leave a comment

The World Health Organization on abortion and psychiatric disease

Official statement from the World Health Organization on abortion: “[Abortion] is a bad way of treating psychiatric disease… Investigation shows that there is less psychological trauma associated with normal birth, and there is with a legal abortion.” Quoted in Ann Saltenberger … Continue reading

Share on Facebook
Posted in Abortion's Psychological Risks | Leave a comment