TITLE

MANDATORY WAITING PERIODS FOR ABORTIONS AND FEMALE MENTAL HEALTH

AUTHOR(S)
Klick, Jonathan
PUB. DATE
January 2006
SOURCE
Health Matrix: Journal of Law-Medicine;Winter2006, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p183
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a study on the result of waiting periods among pregnant women who are considering abortion. The author presented two dividing groups on the issue. First, the one who claimed that waiting periods helped pregnant women to avoid rushed decision which in the future they regret. Second, were the pro-choice for abortion who asserted that waiting periods were detrimental to women's mental health. Study on the issue showed results in favor for the first group.
ACCESSION #
20614182

 

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