Monday, March 12, 2012
The Washington Times: Group calls study on mental health, abortion 'debunked', by Cheryl Wetzstein:
Says research shows ‘no causal link’
In the simmering battle over abortion and mental-health problems, a reproductive-health organization says a published study linking the two has been “decisively debunked,” while the lead author of the study says her findings still stand.
The mental-health issue is relevant because at least 35 states require women seeking abortions to be counseled first, and “spurious research” already is leading to misinformation being spread via some of these counseling laws, the Guttmacher Institute said Monday. . . .