Archive for the ‘Mental health’ Category

Peace Psychology considers Abortion

There were many great break-out session talks at the Life and Learning Conference earlier this month. I was unable to attend them all, but in the next few posts I will give a description of some of them that I did hear. Because of the multidisciplinary nature of UFL, one can hear talks from a […]

Report on ignored research about negative effects of abortion

The Institute for Marriage and Family Canada has issued a report called “Interconnected How abortion impacts mothers, families and our society,”on neglected research that shows how abortion can negatively affect the lives of those who are involved, according to LifeSiteNews.com. Among the areas covered are mental health and relationships and sexuality.

New Book on Abortion’s impact on women

The deVeber Institute for Bioethics and Social Research has recently released a book called Complications: Abortion’s Impact on Women. “Drawing on over 650 published studies from international medical and psychological journals, Complications knocks down the generally accepted idea that abortion is perfectly safe.” More information can be found here.

What Happens to Women Denied Abortions?

In What Happens to Women Who Are Denied Abortions, the New York Times writes about a study finding women who are denied abortions have no more emotional and mental health problems after the birth of the child than women who have abortions.  The women also regularly bond with their child.  The study finds, however, that the women and their […]

abortion and mental health

Here is a link to a recent statement from Dr. Priscilla Coleman on abortion and mental health. The statement addresses recent criticisms of her scholarly work on this topic. http://www.lifenews.com/2012/03/12/the-truth-abortion-prompts-womens-mental-health-problems/ Richard m.

challenge to SD abortion law to be reheard by the 8th Circuit

The Eighth Circuit has agreed to rehear en banc a challenge to a South Dakota law restricting abortion. http://www.argusleader.com/article/20111206/NEWS/312060031/Abortion-issue-appeal-gets-January-hearing  The focus of the rehearing relates to a provision of the “law that requires a doctor to tell a woman seeing an abortion that she would face a higher risk of suicide by going through with the […]