Induced abortion and anxiety, mood, and substance abuse disorders: isolating the effects of abortion in the national comorbidity survey.

@article{Coleman2009InducedAA,
  title={Induced abortion and anxiety, mood, and substance abuse disorders: isolating the effects of abortion in the national comorbidity survey.},
  author={Priscilla K. Coleman and Catherine T. Coyle and Martha W Shuping and Vincent M. Rue},
  journal={Journal of psychiatric research},
  year={2009},
  volume={43 8},
  pages={770-6}
}
The purpose of this study was to examine associations between abortion history and a wide range of anxiety (panic disorder, panic attacks, PTSD, Agoraphobia), mood (bipolar disorder, mania, major depression), and substance abuse disorders (alcohol and drug abuse and dependence) using a nationally representative US sample, the national comorbidity survey. Abortion was found to be related to an increased risk for a variety of mental health problems (panic attacks, panic disorder, agoraphobia… CONTINUE READING

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