2019/01/21 · 22:19

Does abortion increase women's risk for post-traumatic stress? Findings from a prospective longitudinal cohort study (Beggs, et al)

Does abortion increase women's risk for post-traumatic stress? Findings from a prospective longitudinal cohort study.

Biggs MARowland B, McCulloch CE, Foster DG.

 

OBJECTIVE:

To prospectively assess women's risk for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and of experiencing post-traumatic stress symptoms (PTSS) over 4 ears after seeking an abortion, and to assess whether symptoms are attributed to the pregnancy, abortion or birth, or other events in women's lives.