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Abortion Counseling
College of Psychology: Faculty Books and Book Chapters
  • Rachel Needle
  • Lenore E. Walker, Nova Southeastern University
Description

The majority of women who have had abortions report feeling happy, satisfied, and relieved following their abortion. Some few women who have had an abortion may experience some feelings of guilt and sadness; however, this rarely lasts longer than a few days. Those very few women who present with prolonged feelings of sadness and mental health problems are women who have either had these problems prior to their abortion, had other risk factors, or were influenced by frightening demonstrations and inaccurate biased information provided prior to the abortion. Through this book the authors hope to train general therapists and counselors in pre- and post-abortion counseling techniques--to avoid women experiencing unnecessary psychological problems created by those who insist that the non-existent "post-abortion syndrome" exists.

Format
Book
ISBN
978-0826102577
Publication Date
8-10-2007
Publisher
Springer
Disciplines
Citation Information
Rachel Needle and Lenore E. Walker. Abortion Counseling. New York(2007)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/lenore-walker/30/