EXPLAINED: Abortion Research & Policy Short Series

This series features short videos with experts highlighting the impact of abortion restrictions on women and providers in the United States. For more information, watch the extended lecture series and download the video companion materials.

EXPLAINED: Abortion Safety in the United States

Dr. Dan Grossman, of the University of California San Francisco, explains the most up-to-date research on abortion safety in the United States.

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The following links provided the research used in this video:

Grimes DA, et al. (2006). “Unsafe abortion: the preventable pandemic.
Texas Policy Evaluation Project: Research Brief. (2016). “Change in number of physicians providing abortion care in Texas after HB2.

EXPLAINED: Targeted Regulation of Abortion Providers

Dr. Dan Grossman, of the University of California San Francisco, explains the most up-to-date research on Targeted Regulation of Abortion Providers (TRAP Laws) in the United States.

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The following links provided the research used in this video:

EXPLAINED: Waiting Periods – Do Women Need More Time to Decide?

Dr. Sarah Roberts, of the University of California San Francisco, explains the most up-to-date research on abortion waiting periods in the United States.

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The following links provided the research used in this video:

EXPLAINED: Turnaway Study

Dr. Diana Greene Foster, of the University of California San Francisco, explains the most up-to-date research from the Turnaway Study.

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The following links provided the research used in this video:

Roberts SCM, Gould H, Kimport K, Weitz TA, Foster DG. Out-of-Pocket Costs and Insurance Coverage for Abortion in the United States. March 2014. Women’s Health Issues, (24)2:3211-218.
Biggs MA, Gould H, Foster DG. Understanding why women seek abortions in the US. July 2013. BMC Women’s Health, 13:29.
Foster DG, Gerdts C, Korenman S, Ralph L, Roberts SCM. Effect of being denied a wanted abortion on women’s socioeconomic wellbeing. APHA abstract.
For more information, review the annotated bibliography.

 

EXPLAINED: Abortion On Screen

Gretchen Sisson and Katrina Kimport, of the University of California San Francisco, explain the most up-to-date research on abortion and it’s portrayal in film and television.

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The following links provided the research used in this video:

Sisson G, Kimport K. “Depicting abortion access on American television, 2005-2015.” Feminism and Psychology. [in press]
Sisson G, Kimport K. “Doctors and Witches, Conscience and Violence: Abortion Provision on American Television.Perspect Sex Reprod Health. 2016;48(4):161-8.
Sisson G, Kimport K. “Facts and fictions: Characters seeking abortion on American television, 2005-2014.Contraception. 2016;93(5):446-51.

EXPLAINED: Faith-Based Hospitals

Dr. Lori Freedman, of the University of California San Francisco, explains the most up-to-date research on abortion policy in faith-based hospitals.

For more information, watch the extended lecture version and download the video companion materials.

 

The following links provided the research used in this video:

Chan LM, Westhoff CL. “Tubal sterilization trends in the United States.Fertil Steril. 2010;94(1):1-6.
Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic Health Care Services.” United States Conference of Catholic Bishops; 2009.
Freedman LR, Landy U, Steinauer J. “When there’s a heartbeat: miscarriage management in Catholic-owned hospitals.Am J Public Health. 2008;98(10):1774-8.
Freedman LR, Stulberg DB. “Conflicts in Care for Obstetric Complications in Catholic Hospitals.AJOB Primary Research. 2013;4(4):1-10.
Guiahi M, Westhoff CL, Summers S, Kenton K. “Training at a faith-based institution matters for obstetrics and gynecology residents: results from a regional survey.J Grad Med Educ. 2013;5(2):244-51.
Stulberg DB, Dude AM, Dahlquist I, Curlin FA. “Obstetrician-gynecologists, religious institutions, and conflicts regarding patient-care policies.” Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2012;207(1):73.e1-5.
Stulberg DB, Hoffman Y, Dahlquist IH, Freedman LR. “Tubal ligation in Catholic hospitals: a qualitative study of ob-gyns’ experiences.Contraception. 2014;90(4):422-8.
Stulberg DB, Jackson RA, Freedman LR. “Referrals for Services Prohibited In Catholic Health Care Facilities.Perspect Sex Reprod Health. 2016;48(3):111-7.
Uttley L, Reynertson S, Kenny L, Melling L. “Miscarriage of medicine: the growth of Catholic hospitals and the threat of reproductive health care.” The MergerWatch Project; the American Civil Liberties Union; 2013.
Wall BM. “American Catholic hospitals: A century of changing markets and missions.” New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press; 2011.