Mental Health Aspects of Women's Reproductive Health

Mental Health Aspects of Women's Reproductive Health

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This book has reviewed the research undertaken on a broad range of reproductive health issues and their mental health determinants/consequences over the last 15 years from both high- and low-income countries. Evidence from peer-reviewed journals has been used wherever possible but has been augmented with results of a specific survey initiated to gather state of the art information on reproductive and mental health issues from a variety of researchers and interested parties. Valuable data from consultant reports, national programme evaluations and postgraduate research work was also compiled, analysed and synthesised.Puerto Rico has one of the worlda#39;s most liberal abortion laws, but a low documented incidence of abortion. ... sterilization, limited official support, information or services for abortion, and no government subsidy for the cost of abortion. ... and the private sector provide abortions, but many clandestine abortions continue to be performed annually by unqualified practitioners. ... can attend an accredited medical facility for a medical abortion, or for the ten-minute surgical abortion procedureanbsp;...

Title:Mental Health Aspects of Women's Reproductive Health
Author:World Health Organization
Publisher:World Health Organization - 2009


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