Dr. Lauren Ralph, of the University of California San Francisco, explains the most up-to-date research on the requirements of parental involvement in minors seeking abortion.
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The following links provided the research used in this video:
Altindag O, Joyce T. Judicial Bypass for Minors Seeking Abortions in Arkansas Versus Other States. Am J Public Health. 2017;107(8):1266-1271.
Blum R, Resnick M, Stark T. The impact of a parental notification law on adolescent abortion decision making. Am J Public Health. 1987; 77:619-620.
Cartoof VG, Klerman LV. Parental consent for abortion: impact of the Massachusetts law. Am J Public Health. 1986;76:397-400.
Colman S, Joyce T, Kaestner R. Misclassification bias and the estimated effect of parental involvement laws on adolescents’ reproductive outcomes. Am J Public Health. 2008;98:1881-5.
Colman S, Joyce T. Minors’ behavioral responses to parental involvement laws: delaying abortion until age 18. Perspect Sex Reprod Health. 2009;41:119-26.
Dennis A, Henshaw SK, Joyce T, Finer LB, Blanchard K. The impact of laws requiring parental involvment for abortion: A literature review. New York, NY: Guttmacher Institute 2009.
Hasselbacher LA, Dekleva A, Tristan S, Gilliam ML. Factors influencing parental involvement among minors seeking an abortion: a qualitative study. Am J Public Health. 2014;104:2207-11
Henshaw SK, Kost K. Parental involvement in minors’ abortion decisions. Fam Plann Perspect. 1992;24:196-207, 13.
Joyce T, Kaestner R, Colman S. Changes in abortions and births and the Texas parental notification law. N Engl J Med. 2006;354:1031-8.
MacAfee L, Castle J, Theiler RN. Association between the New Hampshire parental notification law and minors undergoing abortions in northern New England. Obstet Gynecol. 2015;125:170-4
Parental Involvement in Minors Abortion: State Policies In Brief. New York, NY: Guttmacher Institute; 2018.
Ralph L, Gould H, Baker A, Foster DG. The role of parents and partners in minors’ decisions to have an abortion and anticipated coping after abortion. J Adolesc Health. 2014;54:428-34.
Ralph L, King E, Belusa E, Foster DG, Brindis CD, Biggs MA. The impact of a parental notification requirement on Illinois minors’ access to and decision-making around abortion. J Adolesc Health. 2018; March
Roberts SC, Gould H, Kimport K, Weitz TA, Foster DG. Out-of-pocket costs and insurance coverage for abortion in the United States. Womens Health Issues. 2014;24:e211-8.
Upadhyay UD, Weitz TA, Jones RK, Barar RE, Foster DG. Denial of abortion because of provider gestational age limits in the United States. Am J Public Health. 2014;104:1687-94.