Study Claims Abortion Restrictions Are Linked To Suicide — But Ignores Crucial Data Showing Otherwise

Study Claims Abortion Restrictions Are Linked To Suicide — But Ignores Crucial Data Showing Otherwise


The authors ignore a huge share of the data, the data they have is biased, and they fail to control for obvious state-level confounders.

A study claiming abortion restrictions probably cause suicide is extremely flawed.

At the end of the year, JAMA Psychiatry released a study claiming abortion restrictions probably cause suicide. While many academic papers go unread or uncited behind paywalls, this paper was immediately promoted by various media outlets including The Guardian, NBC News, and The Hill.

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The study’s results were politically relevant — the authors claimed abortion restrictions raised suicide rates of young women by more than 5 percent. The authors were affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania and Penn Medicine, and JAMA Psychiatry is one of the world’s

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