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Don't use mental health to justify abortion law change, psychiatrists warn

Professor Patricia Casey (right), Dr Anne Doherty and Dr Martin Mahon at a press conference in Dublinwhere consultant psychiatrists outlined abortion concerns ahead of the referendum on the 8th Amendment of the Irish Constitution on May 25. Picture by Brian Lawless/PA Wire
Eleanor Barlow, Press Association
A group of consultant psychiatrists have criticised the Irish government for presenting abortion as "treatment" for mental health issues. In a letter written ahead of the May 25 referendu[...]

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