Abortion without the woman's consent is unlikely to improve her depression

BMJ 1996; 312 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.312.7035.908 (Published 06 April 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;312:908
  1. Janet Menage
  1. General practitioner Holbrooks Medical Centre, Coventry

    EDITOR,—As a general practitioner and trained counsellor, I was horrified to learn that a consultant gynaecologist could legally remove a woman's 11 week old fetus without her consent.1 Anyone who has studied the psychological origins of depression will be aware …

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