A critical analysis of research regarding post-abortion outcomes is presented. The studies reviewed include those following the U.S. legalization of abortion in 1973 and other countries where abortion is legal. Research is examined from the view point of only minimal negative outcomes are experienced and that significant negative outcomes are experienced by women following and elective abortion an elective abortion are discussed.
Wilson-Anderson, Kaye and Haynie, Lisa, "State of Knowledge: Post-Abortion Outcomes" (2007). Faculty Publications - College of Nursing. 42.
Originally published in the Online Journal of Health Ethics, 4 (1).