POST ABORTION MENTAL ANGUISH
IS SERIOUS PROBLEM
Adapted from "Human Events"
According to a study published in the "Post-Abortion
Review," 36% of those women who have had abortions among those who
were surveyed described themselves as self-destructive after their abortion.
Fully 20% reported having a subsequent nervous breakdown,
with 10% requiring hospitalization for psychiatric care. Sixty-one percent
of women surveyed said the abortion made their lives worse and only 31%
felt "reconciled" with their abortion.
Only 6% of the women surveyed said the abortion improved
Source: Human Events, 12/13/96.
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