Abortion Is Safe For Women Essay

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Abortion has always been a topic that many find uncomfortable. With all the politics and politicians including Justice Anthony Kennedy from the Supreme Court involved there is constant debate on whether abortion is safe for women and if abortion should be part of women’s rights. (Davida Becker, Jillian Henderson, Julia Steinberg 2011) In this day and age women are told both the good consequences and the bad consequences with abortion before they can have one. There are many pros and cons for having an abortion. That being said abortion can include some major health risks. A major health risk of having an abortion will possibly affect your mental health and increase the risk of self-esteem issues, suicidal thoughts, and major depression/anxiety. More specifically, to find research and data in studies on individuals that has been calculated on the mental state of women before an abortion and the mental state after an abortion of women in our population. Mental illnesses including mood swings, severe anxiety, and even substance abuse were some disorders to lookout for, following depression as the main theme. Depression and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder can be very hard things to deal with especially when abortion is involved. A study was done looking and trying to find possible evidence that depression and posttraumatic stress disorder were causation of an elective abortion. Defever, Hamama, Rauch, Seng, and Sperlich (2010) created a survey that would analyze women…

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