Published in Health and Medicine Week, February 20th, 2006
"The extent to which abortion has harmful consequences for mental health remains controversial. We aimed to examine the linkages between having an abortion and mental health outcomes over the interval from age 15-25 years," reported scientists at the Christchurch School of Medicine & Health Science.
D.M. Fergusson and colleagues described their study: "Data were gathered as part of the Christchurch Health and Development Study, a 25-year longitudinal study of a birth cohort of New Zealand children. Information was obtained on:
a) the history...
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