IS SERIOUS PROBLEM
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 their lives.
Adapted From Human Events, 12/13/96.