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WOMEN AND ABORTION
Abortion and Miscarriage Fact Sheet
This fact sheet reviews the psychological literature comparing elective abortion to miscarriage.
Publications concerning Women and Abortion
List of academic papers, books, and articles concerning women and abortion.
MEN AND ABORTION
Men and Abortion Fact Sheet
Summary of observations and findings from the scientific literature concerning men and abortion.
Men and Abortion: A Table of Studies and Reviews
Table of studies and review papers concerning men and abortion that have been published since 1973
Publications concerning Men and Abortion
A list of academic papers, books, and articles concerning men and abortion.
RELATIONSHIPS AND ABORTION
Abortion and Intimate Relationships Fact Sheet
Summary of research concerning elective abortion and relationships.
Abortion and Parenting Fact Sheet
Overview of research on associations between abortion and compromised parenting with exploration of reasons why abortion may increase risk of parenting problems.
Publications concerning Abortion and Relationships
List of academic papers and articles concerning abortion and relationships.
ADOLESCENTS AND ABORTION
Abortion during Adolescence Fact Sheet
Summarizes the potential mental health risks of abortion during adolescence.
Publications concerning Abortion during Adolescence
List of academic papers and articles concerning abortion during adolescence
COUNSELING AND THERAPY
Essential Qualities of a Peer Counselor
A list of the essential qualities for those who engage in peer counseling.
Post Abortion Counseling Fact Sheet
Summary of the scientific research pertaining to post-abortion counseling programs.
Publications concerning Pre and/or Post Abortion Counseling
List of academic papers, books, and articles concerning pre and/or post abortion counseling.
Warning Signs for Counselors
Warning Signs for those who counsel women and men.
Abortion Providers Fact Sheet
Summary of attitudes toward and psychological effects of participation in elective abortions.
Publications concerning Abortion Providers
List of academic papers, books, and articles concerning physicians, nurses, and others involved in the provision of abortion.
MENTAL HEALTH RESEARCH AND ABORTION
Abortion and Substance Abuse Fact Sheet
Summary of research concerning abortion and substance abuse.
Critique of the APA's Mental Health & Abortion Report
The APA's latest report lacks scientific credibility due to significant methodological flaws and biases
Late Term Abortion and Mental Health Fact Sheet
Summary of research concerning late-term abortion and mental health.
ABORTION AS TRAUMA
Definition, research and clinical description of PAS
Post-abortion Syndrome: A Variant of PTSD
Identifies and examines abortion as traumagenic and includes diagnostic criteria of PAS