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The relationships between induced abortion, attitudes towards sexuality and sexual problems
This study aimed to investigate whether abortion is associated with (i) changes in attitudes and feelings towards sexual matters (erotophobia-erotophilia), (ii) sexual problems, and (iii) whether erotophobia-erotophilia ...
Invited commentaries on . . . Abortion and mental health disorders
The finding that induced abortion is a risk factor for subsequent psychiatric disorder in some women raises important clinical and training issues for psychiatrists. It also highlights the necessity for developing ...
Experiences of termination of pregnancy in a stand-alone clinic situation
This paper describes the authors' experience of conducting termination of pregnancy on conscious patients in community settings. If patients are appropriately selected and prepared, and the procedure conducted in the ...
"Abortion: A psychiatric issue?": Comment
Comments on an article by David M. Fergusson, L. John Horwood and Joseph M. Boden (see record 2008-18556-003). Fergusson et al. show 'a modest increase' in risk of subsequent mental health problems in women who have an ...
Second trimester serum tests for Down's Syndrome screening
Down's syndrome occurs when a person has three copies of chromosome 21 - or the specific area of chromosome 21 implicated in causing Down's syndrome - rather than two. It is the commonest congenital cause of mental ...