Reasons women give for abortion: a review of the literature

  title={Reasons women give for abortion: a review of the literature},
  author={Maggie Kirkman and Heather Rowe and Annarella Hardiman and Shelley Mallett and Doreen Anne Rosenthal},
  journal={Archives of Women's Mental Health},
The aim was to identify from empirical research that used quantitative or qualitative methods the reasons women give for having an abortion. A search was conducted of peer-reviewed, English language publications indexed in eight computerized databases with publication date 1996–2008, using keywords ‘abortion’ and ‘reason’ (Medline: ‘induced abortion’ OR… CONTINUE READING