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Selected references on the psychological effects of stillbirth and abortion

Sheila M. Shrigley

Selected references on the psychological effects of stillbirth and abortion

by Sheila M. Shrigley

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Published by Department of Health and Social Security Library in London .
Written in English


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Statementcompiled by Sheila M. Shrigley.
SeriesBibliography series -- B78
ContributionsGreat Britain. Department of Health and Social Security. Library.
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Open LibraryOL13758040M

The book covers abortion/termination, miscarriage, and later pregnancy losses amongst other things. I would recommend this for not only the individuals that are suffering the loss, but their family and friends too as it may enable everyone to understand more about the feelings being experienced/5(14). Stillbirth is typically defined as fetal death at or after 20 or 28 weeks of pregnancy, depending on the source. It results in a baby born without signs of life. A stillbirth can result in the feeling of guilt or grief in the mother. The term is in contrast to miscarriage, which is an early pregnancy loss, and live birth, where the baby is born alive, even if it dies shortly : Often unknown, pregnancy complications.

Get this from a library! Unspeakable losses: understanding the experience of pregnancy loss, miscarriage, and abortion. [Kimberly Kluger-Bell] -- Offers advice on making decisions after a miscarriage, or infant death, as well as some obstacles men face in comprehending their own experience with reproductive crisis. 26 Boyle M. R e-thinking Abortion: Psychology, Gender, Power and the Law. London, UK: Routledge, 27 Bradshaw Z, Slade P. The effects of induced abortion on emotional experiences and relationships: a critical review of the literature. Clin Psychol Rev ; Ð 28 Zolese G, Blacker C. The psychological complications ofCited by: 6.

Medical textbook on abortion practice, selected chapters. Stewart, F., Wells, E., Flinn, S., & Weitz, T. (). Authors cite the many difficulties and confounding factors in adequately investigating post-abortion medical or psychological effects. Abortion data — incidence/morbidity/mortality Abortion, miscarriage, and breast cancer. orientation and support for abortion. Psychological Effects of Abortion We selected 11 items from the Impact of Events Scale to assess how the women who had an abortion were affected psychologically. The majority of the women indicated that they did not suffer from anxiety or regrets from their decision to have an : Chelsea Lynn Farrar, Darci Chantel McFarland, Qing Zeng.


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Selected references on the psychological effects of stillbirth and abortion by Sheila M. Shrigley Download PDF EPUB FB2

Stillbirth defies the modern expectation of a healthy outcome for pregnancy. It prompts many complex emotional responses which have numerous distinctive characteristics. The grief reaction following a stillbirth has been demonstrated to be comparable to other types of bereavement (Chan, Lou, Arthur, Cao, Wu, Li & Lui, ) with potential to cause serious short-term and long-tenn psychological by: 7.

References (52) Perinatal death (i.e., stillbirth and neonatal death) has profound short-and long-term psychological effects on parents, such as depression, anxiety, suicidal ideation, guilt Author: Joanne Cacciatore.

Psychological consequences of abortion. Smoking, drug abuse, eating disorder, depression, attempted suicide, guilt, regret, nightmare, decreased self-esteem, and worry about not being able to conceive again were the questions asked from the respondents as Cited by: 6.

A review of the literature on psychological sequelae of abortion showed that when abortion is voluntarily chosen as a solution to an unwanted pregnancy, there is little evidence for long-term adverse outcomes. A transient period of guilt, anxiety, and depressed mood may occur, commingled with relief.

Stillbirth remains a major and tragic obstetric complication. The number of deaths due to stillbirth are greater than those due to preterm birth and sudden infant death syndrome combined.

Stillbirth: Prediction, Prevention and Management provides a comprehensive guide to the topic of stillbirth.

Distilling recent groundbreaking research, expert. Reportofthe APATaskForceon MentalHealth andAbortion APATaskForceonMentalHealthandAbortion BrendaMajor,PhD,Chair MarkAppelbaum,PhD LindaBeckman,PhD MaryAnnDutton,PhD.

effects need to be addressed. Nevertheless, this study’s findings cannot be ignored. Fergusson quoted and was critical of a statement by the American Psychological Association – ‘Well-designed studies of psychological responses following abortion have consistently shown that risk research Dominic Beerlooks at new evidence ABORTION Photo.

The focus of the consequences may vary with parent gender and country. Stillbirth can have devastating psychological, physical and social costs, with ongoing effects on interpersonal relationships and subsequently born children. However, parents who experience the tragedy of stillbirth can develop resilience and new life-skills and by: The term Post-Abortion Syndrome (PAS) is sometimes used to describe the mental turmoil ex-perienced after abortion, even though it does not appear in any diagnostic and statistical manual of psychological disorders.

The only terms used by the scientific community to refer to psychological suffe-ring due to abortion are those associated with an. "Because it is medically common, the impact of miscarriage is often underestimated," says Janet Jaffe, PhD, a clinical psychologist at the Center for Reproductive Psychology in San Diego and co-author of the book "Reproductive Trauma: Psychotherapy with Infertility and Pregnancy Loss Clients.".

Psychological Effects of Abortion on Women: PAGE A Review of the Literature Foreword I am pleased to present this review of research on the psychological effects of abortion.

Our aim in commissioning this study was to give a sense of the nature and type of research that has been carried out in this area and, if possible, to draw conclusions toFile Size: KB. Opinion ranges from the view that abortion is always followed by feelings of regret, loss and depression, to the opposite view that abortion results in feelings of obvious emotional relief.1/ Among the more frequent methodological problems found in many studies on this subject are.

failure to examine the psychological status of the woman before the abortion so as to measure any change caused by the abortion. The findings revealed that stillbirth is a distressing experience that can result in high levels of psychological symptoms including anxiety, depression, distress, and negative well-being.

Symptoms appear to be highest in the first few months post loss although there is evidence to suggest that for some, symptoms may persist up to 3 by: What are emotions I might feel after a miscarriage. Women may experience a roller coaster of emotions such as numbness, disbelief, anger, guilt, sadness, depression, and difficulty if the pregnancy ended very early, the sense of bonding between a mother and her baby can be strong.

Psychological, Relationship, and Behavioral Implication of Abortion: Bibliography of Peer-Reviewed Studies Broen, A. N., Moum, T., Bodtker, A. S., Ekeberg, O. () Psychological impact on women of miscarriage versus induced abortion: A 2-year follow-up study.

Isolating the Effects of Abortion in the National Comorbidity Survey. File Size: KB. Emotional and Psychological Effects on Women after Induced Abortion Article (PDF Available) in International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) 5(3) to March with 5, Reads.

A similar, but longer list is published in the text book on abortion most highly recommended by the National Abortion Federation. 66 A more recent systematic search of the literature for risk factors associated with elevated rates of psychological problems after abortion cataloged peer reviewed studies identifying individual risk Cited by: 9.

The altered relationship can elicit negative immediate effects and poor long-term psychological outcomes for mothers and families. Immediate effects. When framing the experience of stillbirth, it is important to remember that maternal behaviors are not merely a product of emotion and by: Detrimental Effects of Abortion: An Annotated Bibliography with Commentary - Ed.

Thomas Strahan - Acorn Books - £ pb pp ISBN When abortion was decriminalised in the UK in its supporters argued that it should be more. Like any topic touching on abortion, the effects of abortion on mental health have been drawn into this political conflict.

Abortion defenders often claim that the American Psychological Association (APA) and other experts have proven that abortion does not have any mental health risks. 6. psychological effects on women Detrimental Effects of Abortion (medical reference book). Study: Women Who Use Abortion Drug Experience More Pain, Emotional Distress 10/11/ A Breech€ The impact of psychiatric history on womens pre.

- Science Direct The literature on the psychosocial factors of abortion is critically reviewed.• Adolescents and Abortion "Every Library Needs This Reference Book " Elliot Institute director, David C.

Reardon, Ph.D., one of the nation's leading experts on post-abortion issues is asking pro-life advocates around the country to donate copies of Detrimental Effects of Abortion to their local public, high school, and university libraries.

Introduction. Stillbirth is a traumatic event for the mother and represents a significant loss. This causes normal grief reactions, but can also cause traumatic experiences that require processing of psychological sequelae.1–3 Women experiencing a stillbirth have been shown to have more anxiety and depression symptoms in the following months and years compared with women with Cited by: