Chapter 12. Post-Abortion and Post-Partum Psychiatric Hospitalization

  1. Ruth Porter and
  2. Maeve O'Connor
  1. Henry P. David

Published Online: 30 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470720967.ch12

Ciba Foundation Symposium 115 - Abortion: Medical Progress and Social Implications

Ciba Foundation Symposium 115 - Abortion: Medical Progress and Social Implications

How to Cite

David, H. P. (1985) Post-Abortion and Post-Partum Psychiatric Hospitalization, in Ciba Foundation Symposium 115 - Abortion: Medical Progress and Social Implications (eds R. Porter and M. O'Connor), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470720967.ch12

Author Information

  1. Transnational Family Research Institute, 8307 Whitman Drive, Bethesda, MD 2081 7, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1985

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780272798157

Online ISBN: 9780470720967

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Keywords:

  • post-abortion;
  • third-day maternity blues;
  • three-month rate;
  • post-pregnancy-related risk;
  • complex decision-making

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Post-Abortion Depressive Reactions

  • Post-Partumc Depression

  • The Denmark Study

  • Findings in Denmark

  • Intentions and Decisions

  • Summary

  • References

  • Discussion

  • References