The long-term phenomena of women's postabortion experiences.

@article{Trybulski2005TheLP,
  title={The long-term phenomena of women's postabortion experiences.},
  author={Joann Trybulski},
  journal={Western journal of nursing research},
  year={2005},
  volume={27 5},
  pages={
          559-76; comment 577-82
        }
}
A phenomenological approach was used to examine the responses of women to elective abortion. Sixteen women who terminated a pregnancy for nonmedical reasons at least 15 years previously participated. These women were caught up in the moment, they made a decision, had an abortion, and life continued-for some as before, for others, forever altered. Women encountered a sense of disruption. The abortion and reflections about the experience existed as an unspoken story, confided to few. Thoughts of… CONTINUE READING
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