Update on Reproductive Rights and Women's Mental Health.

  title={Update on Reproductive Rights and Women's Mental Health.},
  author={Nada Logan Stotland},
  journal={The Medical clinics of North America},
  volume={103 4},
  • N. Stotland
  • Published 1 July 2019
  • Psychology
  • The Medical clinics of North America


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Psychological responses of women after first-trimester abortion.
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The myth of the abortion trauma syndrome.
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