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Studies on Psychology
1. Adler NE, David HP, Major BN, Roth SH, Russo NF, Wyatt GE. (1992) Psychological factors in abortion: a review.American Psychology 47:1194-204.
2. Dagg PKB. (1991) The psychological sequelae of therapeutic abortion: denied and completed. American Journal of Psychiatry 148:578-85.
3. Stotland NL. (1997) Psychosocial aspects of induced abortion. Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology 40:673-86.
4. Advancing New Standards in Reproductive Health – ANSIRH Social and Emotional Aspects of Abortion
5. Warren JT, Harvey SM, Henderson JT. Do depression and low self-esteem follow abortion among adolescents? Evidence from a national study.Perspectives in Sexual and Reproductive Health. 2010 Dec;42(4):230-5.
6. Major B, Appelbaum M, Beckman L, Dutton MA, Russo NF, West C. Abortion and mental health: Evaluating the evidence. American Psychology. 2009 Dec;64(9):863-90.
7. Steinberg JR, Finer LB. Examining the association of abortion history and current mental health: A reanalysis of the National Comorbidity Survey using a common-risk-factors model. Social Science in Medicine. 2011 Jan;72(1):72-82.
8. The concept of “post-abortion syndrome” as a traumatic response to abortion expert research on “post-abortion syndrome.”
9. Mental health issues and abortion – ANSIRH Mental health issues and abortion
Studies on History
1. Resources on the history of abortion, to mark the 36th anniversary of Roe v. Wade (revised December 2008)
2. History of abortion History of abortion from Wikipedia
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