Royal college warns abortions can lead to mental illness

Here is another story that will certain raise the temperature of a few.  I don’t know a lot of political issues that can make people completely irrational like this one.

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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  1. #1 by Kelly on March 18, 2008 - 7:04 pm

    interesting article. really interesting comments!

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