Researcher on Abortion-Depression Link Says APA Report Flawed

Wellington, New Zealand – A New Zealand researcher who is one of the world’s leading experts on the kind of mental health problems women face after an abortion says the new report from the American Psychological Association denying any link flies in the face of the best studies.

Dr. David Fergusson conducted a seminal study in January 2006 that found women who have abortions are more likely to become severely depressed.

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You mean the APA has bowed under societal pressure and allows such pressure to influence its studies??

I’m shocked, I tell you. Shocked.


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