TITLE

Violence and abortions: What's a doctor to do?

AUTHOR(S)
Phillips, Susan P.
PUB. DATE
March 2005
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/1/2005, Vol. 172 Issue 5, p653
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses findings of international research on the association between victimization and unplanned pregnancy. History of victimization characteristic of women who request repeat abortions; Prevalence of abuse among women attending a family planning clinic in Great Britain; Recommendation on screening all women seeking abortions for a history of abuse.
ACCESSION #
16191466

 

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