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Abortion Damages Mental Health

5 June 2013 at 04:07 | 1035 views

Opinion

By Gabriel Rosello, Spain.

The intentional killing of infants is called infanticide. The presence of human life, in the moment of conception, is a scientifically-proven certainty, emphasized Natalia López Moratalla, professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. She said that removing life from the mother’’s entrails causes a deep trauma.

According to her abortion is a tragedy for a mother: "Voluntary abortion is called Post-traumatic syndrome, a set of serious psychological disorders blocks brain function, especially emotional memory.

Abortion is associated with increased risk of a wide range of alterations of anxiety such as attacks and panic disorders, traumatic syndrome and agoraphobia. It also presents mood disorders such as bipolar disorder, mania and depression. It is also linked with substance abuse such as alcohol and drugs. In all the countries of the world, the risk of suicide is always higher in women who have aborted voluntarily,’’
Professor Natalia Moratalla said.

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