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Abortion, substance abuse and mental health in early adulthood: Thirteen-year longitudinal evidence from the United States.

Authors
  • Sullins, Donald Paul1
  • 1 The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC, USA.
Type
Published Article
Journal
SAGE open medicine
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2016
Volume
4
Identifiers
PMID: 27781096
Source
Medline
Keywords
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Abstract

Evidence from the United States confirms previous findings from Norway and New Zealand that, unlike other pregnancy outcomes, abortion is consistently associated with a moderate increase in risk of mental health disorders during late adolescence and early adulthood.

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