What is post abortion syndrome?
Post abortion syndrome is a profound array of psychological and emotional disturbances that occur to a woman following an abortion.
Some symptoms of post-abortion syndrome/trauma are:
bouts of crying
inability to forgive oneself
sexual problems or promiscuity
lowered self esteem
drug and alcohol abuse
nightmares and sleep disturbances
difficulty with relationships
anxiety and panic attacks
A survey of post-abortive women found that:
- 31 percent experienced suicidal feelings;
- 28 percent attempted suicide;
- 60 percent commented that the decision to abort made their lives worse;
- 94 percent regretted the decision to abort.
If you’d like to learn more about post-abortion syndrome, see Rachel’s Vineyard
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