To the Editor Studies comparing women who were denied or obtained an abortion, such as that of Biggs et al,1 pose important questions as to the needs of women with unwanted pregnancies, so that interventions aimed to support them can be developed. Indeed, as states limit access to abortion services, alternatives to abortion, such as birth and adoption, may need to be explored as a research priority.
Curley M, Thornton JE. Mental Health Outcomes After Having or Being Denied an Abortion. JAMA Psychiatry. Published online May 10, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2017.0797