Tuesday, March 18, 2008

Abortion and Mental Health

Normally, I try to limit myself to very specific postings about things that will affect the average Archdiocese of Washington DC Catholic. However, this article over the weekend caught my eye and then quickly disappeared. I thought some of you might find it interesting.

From the TIMESONLINE (March 16, 2008):

Women may be at risk of mental health breakdowns if they have abortions, a medical royal college has warned. The Royal College of Psychiatrists says women should not be allowed to have an abortion until they are counselled on the possible risk to their mental health.

This overturns the consensus that has stood for decades that the risk to mental health of continuing with an unwanted pregnancy outweighs the risks of living with the possible regrets of having an abortion.

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