Category Archives: Abortion’s Psychological Risks

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

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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

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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

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Psychological Risks: Traumatic Aftereffects of Abortion

Suicide — 6-7 times higher suicide rate. Two national from Finland based on medical records revealed that aborting women were six-seven times more likely to commit suicide in the following year than were delivering women.(1) — Up to 60% have … Continue reading

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