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Post-Abortion Syndrome (PAS)

“Post-Abortion Syndrome” (P.A.S.) is a diagnostic term used more and more by professionals to describe a wide range of symptoms that are intimately related to, and expressions of, a previous abortion experience. It is a clinical way to understand what seems to be occurring in those who have directly or indirectly experienced an abortion.

Symptoms:

Depression
Guilt
Anxiety
Panic Attacks
Low Self-Esteem
Repression and Denial
Psychological “Numbing”
Reoccurring Nightmares
Difficulty with Relationships
Preoccupation with Becoming Pregnant Again
Anxiety Over Fertility and Childbearing Issues
Development of Eating Disorders
Alcohol and/or Substance Abuse
Inability to Forgive Self
Thoughts of Suicide
Interruption of the Bonding Process With Present and/or Future Children
Anniversary Sadness