abortion trauma syndrome

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A term first used in the early 1980s by Vincent Rue, a psychologist and trauma specialist for what he considered a form of post-traumatic stress disorder. The term was later used by pro-life advocates for the adverse emotional reactions that allegedly follow an abortion. It is not officially recognised as a condition a sui generis

abortion trauma syndrome

Psychology '…a medical syndrome that does not exist.' ABS is a 'nonentity' presumed to have been created by 'pro-life'–anti-abortion activists, and alleged to occur in women who have undergone abortion, who allegedly suffer deleterious physical and emotional consequences after abortion. See Abortion.
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19] The post-abortion syndrome, as I have already noted, appeared in the US at more or less the same time as the epidemic of supposed alien abductions and satanic ritual abuse.
In fact, during his presidency, Ronald Reagan commissioned a report on post-abortion syndrome from C.
Kropf addresses the issue of abortion in her presentations, warning young girls about the dangers of post-abortion syndrome.
There is very little evidence to show that there is a post-abortion syndrome.
And Post-Abortion Syndrome (PAS) claims have never got off the ground in Britain.
4 percent of women who aborted suffer from post-abortion syndrome.
Not only does it end a life, but it often leaves the woman at risk for post-abortion syndrome, prompting feelings of depression and increasing the risk of suicide.
Although it was not yet called that at the time, the first person I ever heard speak about Post-Abortion Syndrome (PAS) was Dr.
Second Chance Ministries was founded in 1990 as an outreach to men and women who have experienced the trauma of abortion, what is commonly called post-abortion syndrome.
Research evidence has resulted in even pro-choice researchers acknowledging the reality of post-abortion syndrome.
Because most have never heard of post-abortion syndrome, these women may not even realize they are suffering from a treatable problem, let alone know where to turn for help.
I've heard of post-abortion trauma and post-abortion syndrome, but never "abortion trauma syndrome.