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EXPLAINED: Emotions Women Experience Post-Abortion in the United States Lecture

Corinne Rocca, PhD, MPH, of the University of California San Francisco, explains the emotions women express after having an abortion in the United States. Co-authors: Katrina Kimport, PhD; Heather Gould, MPH, John Neuhaus, PhD, Sarah Roberts, PhD, and Diana Greene Foster, PhD.

Download the Women’s Emotions Post-Abortion Lesson Plan Video Companion Guide.

Don’t have time for the full lecture? Watch the short series version and view the infographic.

The following sources provided the research used in this video:

Rocca CH, Kimport K, Gould H, Foster DG. Women’s emotions one week after receiving or being denied an abortion in the United States. Perspect Sex Reprod Health. 2013 Sep; 45(3):122-31. PMID: 24020773

Rocca CH, Kimport K, Roberts SC, Gould H, Neuhaus J, Foster DG. Decision rightness and emotional responses to abortion in the United States: A longitudinal study. PLOS One. 2015; 10(7):e0128832. PMID: 26154386.

For more resources, please visit the Turnaway study’s annotated bibliography.