Psychiatric aspects of abortion



Publisher: American Psychiatric Press in Washington, DC

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Subjects:

  • Abortion -- Psychological aspects.,
  • Psychology, Pathological.,
  • Psychotherapy.,
  • Abortion -- Social aspects.,
  • Abortion, Induced -- psychology.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Nada L. Stotland.
SeriesIssues in psychiatry
ContributionsStotland, Nada Logan.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRG734 .P79 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 210 p. ;
Number of Pages210
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1861059M
ISBN 100880484519
LC Control Number90014489

  Welcome! This guide will serve as a starting point for Shippensburg University students wishing to conduct research on various aspects of the national debate over abortion will find background sources that introduce you to your topic and keep you up-to-date with links to news articles, research websites, books, journal articles, and research reports concerning abortion : Kirk Moll. The term spontaneous abortion, or miscarriage, is used to signify delivery of a nonviable embryo or fetus due to fetal or maternal factors, as opposed to purposely induced abortion. Therapeutic abortion is an induced abortion performed to preserve the health or life of the mother. Spontaneous Abortion Missing: Psychiatric. ©— Bioethics Research Library Box Washington DC Highly restrictive abortion laws are not associated with lower abortion rates. According to the Guttmacher Institute, the abortion rate is 37 per 1, women in countries that prohibit abortion altogether or allow it only to save a woman’s life, and 34 per 1, in countries that allow abortion without restriction as to g: Psychiatric.

  Method. This was a prospective cohort study of 13 women with an unplanned pregnancy. Psychiatric morbidity reported by GPs after the conclusion of the pregnancy was compared in four groups: women who had a termination of pregnancy (), women who did not request a termination (), women who were refused a termination (), and women who changed their Cited by:   As states pass more restrictive abortion laws, some women may become distressed about the various implications of such legislation and seek support from mental health professionals. As clinicians, scientists and educators, we are not accustomed to talking about our values and the spiritual aspects of what we do—particularly as regards offering and teaching about abortion care. Many of us feel shy about expressing personal feelings and uncertain about how nonscientific topics like morality and religion can appropriately be raised in a teaching setting. It may be no surprise to pro-life advocates that a new study published in the July issue of the peer-reviewed journal Sage Open Medicine confirms women who have abortions run a significantly increased risk of mental health disorders and substance abuse. But the research offers an important boon to pro-life groups in the United States, where scientific evidence showing theAuthor: Julie Borg.

Try the new Google Books. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features. Try it now. No thanks. Try the new Google Books Abortion Abortion/ Moral and ethical aspects Abortion/ Moral and ethical aspects/ United States Political Science / General Pro-choice movement Pro-choice movement/ United States Social Science. Legal status. The legal status of abortion in Thailand is governed by the Thai Criminal on is illegal except in certain in circumstances. By the letter, the law allows termination of a pregnancy by physicians only (1) when abortion is necessary due to the health of the pregnant woman, or (2) if the pregnancy was the result of rape. DM Fergusson et. al., “Abortion in young women and subsequent mental health,” Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry 47(1): , T. Burke with D. Reardon, Forbidden Grief: The Unspoken Pain of Abortion (Springfield, IL: Acorn Books, ) , File Size: 95KB.

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Is abortion related to a woman's economic status. Do abortions really confer reproductive freedom for women. To address these questions, the contributors to this book summarize research studies on the psychiatric effects of abortion, including the long-term psychiatric impact, and the psychological consequences of denied abortion, illegal abortion.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Psychiatric aspects of abortion by Nada Logan Stotland,American Psychiatric Press edition, in English - 1st ed.

The contributors to this book summarize Psychiatric aspects of abortion book studies on the psychiatric effects of abortion, including the long-term psychiatric impact, and the Psychiatric aspects of abortion book consequences of denied abortion.

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Strochak. The literature on psychosocial aspects of abortion is confusing. Individual publications must be interpreted in the context of cultural, religious, and legal constraints obtaining in a particular society at a given time, with due attention to the status and availability of alternatives to abortion that might be chosen by a woman with an “unwanted” by:   That is why APA is opposed to the use of those terms and that is why it is important for psychiatrists to be informed about psychiatric aspects of abortion.

The scientific literature indicates that the best predictor of a patient's mental health after an abortion is her mental health before the abortion.

This book is designed to help people heal from their abortions and put guilt, shame, fear, and doubt behind them. O’Neill—actress, model, and national spokeswoman of Silent No More—draws on her own experiences with post-abortion syndrome to show women that Christ still loves them even if they have sinned; and that healing is possible.

that abortion is a risk factor for other cancers. • In repeated studies since the early s, leading experts have concluded that abortion does not pose a hazard to women’s mental health.

• The risk of death associated with abortion increases with the length of pregnancy, from. Vincent Rue, Ph.D. is co-director of the Institute for Pregnancy Loss, Jacksonville, Florida.

He is a practicing psychotherapist, researcher, lecturer, and author of a book and numerous articles in professional journals on post-abortion trauma, for which he provided the first clinical evidence in Blumenthal S: Psychiatric consequences of abortion: Overview of research findings.

In Stotland NL (ed): Psychiatric Aspects of Abortion, pp. 17– Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Press, Gilchrist AC et al: Termination of pregnancy and psychiatric morbidity. Br J Psychiatry.

The term Post-Abortion Syndrome (PAS) is sometimes used to describe the mental turmoil ex-perienced after abortion, even though it does not appear in any diagnostic and statistical manual of psychological disorders.

The only terms used by the scientific community to refer to psychological suffe-ring due to abortion are those associated with an. "A font of information on all aspects of pregnancy termination, Abortion Counseling is a must-have resource for health service providers and mental health professionals wishing to improve their pre- and post-abortion counseling skills during a time of continuing political turmoil affecting women's reproductive rights and well-being."--Henry P.

David, PhD, Director, Transnational Family Cited by: 4. The Abortion Debate. There is much confusion in the abortion debate. The existence of a heartbeat is not enough, on its own, to confer a right to life. On this, I believe many pro-lifers are mistaken.

The social and political history, epidemiology, and public health aspects of abortion and sterilization are also discussed. Comprised of 23 chapters, this book begins with a review of abortion legislation and practices in historical perspective amidst changing sociocultural contexts in diverse geographic areas.

Potential side effects include: Regret Anger Guilt Shame Sense of loneliness or isolation Loss of self-confidence Insomnia or nightmares Relationship issues Suicidal thoughts and feelings Eating disorders Depression Anxiety.

Abortion: Facts and Feelings is for women who are considering whether to have an abortion, women who have had an abortion and want to do more thinking about it, and relatives, mates, lovers, friends, and health professionals who want to help the women they care for 3/5(2).

In this two-part blog, we will look closely at the physical and emotional effects of abortion so you can understand it more fully. Effects of Abortion: The Physical Aspects. There are two different types of abortion that are generally found in most abortion clinics. The type of abortion is dependent on the stage of pregnancy.

Abortion Pill (RU). Laia Abril: On Abortion. The Museum of Sex announces its newest exhibition in collaboration with Laia Abril–On Abortion: And the Repercussions of Lack of will be Laia Abril’s first-ever solo show in the US, displaying her career-long research exploring the debate over abortion.

Public health and human rights. A consensus on the public health impact of unsafe abortion has existed for a long time. As early asthe World Health Assembly identified unsafe abortion as a serious public health problem in many countries ().WHO's Reproductive Health Strategy to accelerate progress towards the attainment of international development goals and targets, adopted by the.

Abortion is the medical or surgical termination of a pregnancy, one of the oldest, most common and most controversial medical procedures. There are numerous reasons for a woman to seek an abortion, and about one in four women in the United States will have an abortion before although abortion rates across the country have been declining, according to the Guttmacher Institute.

The book carefully covers every aspect of this debate and presents an abundance of evidence and logic to conclude that abortion is indeed the taking of a human life. Appendix A is a very helpful discussion of the development and viability of the fetus, arguing, through the use of court testimony, that even a zygote can be regarded as nothing /5.

the morbidity aspect of the operation. This is a matter of conjecture and further research is needed to find out the effect of the operation on fertility and subsequent pregnancies. No practitioner is required to give a certificate for an abortion or to perform an abortion if he concludes that such a course is not in the best interests of his.

A w o m A n ’s r i g h t t o C h o o s e th e C A s e f o r l A w r e p e A l By Pip Hinman and Claudine Holt I n January,following months of investigation, a doctor and an anaesthetist in Perth, Western Australia, were charged with attempting to procure an abortion in November of Following a bizarre fishing expedition by theFile Size: KB.

Reportofthe APATaskForceon MentalHealth andAbortion APATaskForceonMentalHealthandAbortion BrendaMajor,PhD,Chair MarkAppelbaum,PhD LindaBeckman,PhD MaryAnnDutton,PhD. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages ; 24 cm: Contents: Post-abortive psychoses: a report from two centers / Myre Sim and Robert Neisser --The Embryology of consciousness: what is a normal pregnancy?/ Andrew Feldmar --Infant abortion and child abuse: cause and effect / Philip G.

Ney --Abortion --pain or pleasure?. / Howard W. Fisher. Women's mental health and well-being 5 years after receiving or being denied an abortion: A prospective, longitudinal cohort study. JAMA Psychiatry, 74(2), doi: /jamapsychiatry.

Research on the links between abortion and mental health. by Jill. By Dr Stephen Sammut PhD. As a neuroscientist who has a great interest in understanding human behaviour, I have always understood the necessity for evidence-based-practice.

About 20 percent of all abortions taking place in the U.S. today are performed on teens. Teenage abortion has been linked to a number of physical and psychological problems, including drug and alcohol abuse, suicide attempts and suicidal ideation, and other self-destructive behaviors.

Compared to women who abort at an older age, women who abort as teens are significantly more likely to report. Abortion on Request: The Psychiatric Implications Richard A. Schwartz I. INTRODUCTION A LTHOUGH THE PRACTICE of abortion has been illegal in most states until recently, it has been an "open secret" that a woman can obtain a safe abortion in a licensed hospital if she canCited by: 5.

PHILOSOPHERS AND THE ISSUE OF ABORTION Page 1 of 6 7/27/00 € PHILOSOPHERS AND THE ISSUE OF ABORTION € Published in Essays in the Philosophy of Humanism, M. Hillar and F. Prahl, eds., American Humanist Association, Houston,pp. Marian Hillar The following article is adapted from a talk given Octoat the.

The intersection of Scientology and abortion has a controversial history which began with Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard's discussion of abortion in his book Dianetics: The Modern Science of Mental d wrote in Dianetics that abortion and attempts at abortion could cause trauma to the fetus and to the mother in both spiritual and physical ways.Deeply held personal convictions frequently seem to outweigh the importance of data, especially when conclusions are drawn/ Simon and Senturia also conclude from their review, however, that "there is some agreement that women with diagnosed psychiatric illness prior to abortion continue to have difficulty following abort ion.

"1JJ/ That is.Much debate about the legality of abortion involves debating the legal status of the fetus. If the fetus is a person, anti-choice activists argue, then abortion is murder and should be illegal. Even if the fetus is a person, though, abortion may be justified as necessary to women’s bodily autonomy -- but that wouldn’t mean that abortion is automatically ethical.