Examining the Association of Antidepressant Prescriptions With First Abortion and First Childbirth

Date: May 2018 Resource Type: Array Publications

“The repercussions of abortion for mental health have been used to justify state policies that limit access to abortion in the United States.” This study describes how having an abortion is not associated with an increase in a woman’s risk of first-time antidepressant use.

Advocating for access to safe reproductive health care.