Psychological impact on women of miscarriage versus induced abortion: a 2-year follow-up study.

@article{Broen2004PsychologicalIO,
  title={Psychological impact on women of miscarriage versus induced abortion: a 2-year follow-up study.},
  author={Anne Nordal Broen and Torbj{\"o}rn Moum and Anne Sejersted B{\"o}dtker and Oivind Ekeberg},
  journal={Psychosomatic medicine},
  year={2004},
  volume={66 2},
  pages={265-71}
}
OBJECTIVE To compare the psychological trauma reactions of women who had either a miscarriage or an induced abortion, in the 2 years after the event. Further, to identify important predictors of Impact of Event Scale (IES) scores. METHOD A consecutive sample of women who experienced miscarriage (N = 40) or induced abortion (N = 80) were interviewed 3 times: 10 days (T1), 6 months (T2), and 2 years (T3) after the event. RESULTS At T1, 47.5% of the women who had a miscarriage were cases (IES… CONTINUE READING
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