Published in Women's Health Weekly, February 7th, 2002
Data from a national study of American youths, begun in 1979, was used to conduct the research. In 1992, a subset of 4463 women were surveyed about depression and unintended pregnancy.
A total of 421 women had had their first abortion or first unintended delivery between 1980 and 1992. Among married women, those with a history of abortion were significantly more likely to be at high risk of clinical depression compared with those who delivered unintended pregnancies.
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