Abortion Doesn’t Negatively Affect Women’s Mental Health: Study

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TIME, Dec. 14, 2016

The largest and most comprehensive study on the matter reports that women are much more emotionally stressed if they are denied an abortion initially than if they received one upon request.

“There are policies and decisions being made with this assumption that abortion harms women’s mental health,” says study author M. Antonia Biggs.

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By J Pope

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