Abortion and mental health: quantitative synthesis and analysis of research published 1995-2009.

@article{Coleman2011AbortionAM,
  title={Abortion and mental health: quantitative synthesis and analysis of research published 1995-2009.},
  author={Priscilla K. Coleman},
  journal={The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science},
  year={2011},
  volume={199 3},
  pages={
          180-6
        }
}
BACKGROUND Given the methodological limitations of recently published qualitative reviews of abortion and mental health, a quantitative synthesis was deemed necessary to represent more accurately the published literature and to provide clarity to clinicians. AIMS To measure the association between abortion and indicators of adverse mental health, with subgroup effects calculated based on comparison groups (no abortion, unintended pregnancy delivered, pregnancy delivered) and particular… CONTINUE READING

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