Abortion and Mental Health – What Can Psychiatrists Understand from the Research?
Dr. Emerick is a faculty member in the department of psychiatry. She completed her medical school and residency training at University of Arizona. She works in the outpatient clinic where she sees her own patient panel and supervises residents in psychotherapy, medication management and perinatal psychiatry. Perinatal psychiatry is an area of particular interest for Dr. Emerick, which has informed her interest in reproductive rights as has volunteer work with disadvantaged groups including refugees and migrant populations.
The educational objective for Psychiatry Grand Rounds is to provide mental health professionals with updates on psychiatric topics with the goals of increasing knowledge, competence and patient care. Psychiatry Grand Rounds are held on Wednesdays (September-May) from 12 to 1 p.m. Be sure to log into your CME account and complete the evaluation to receive credit.
- Review history of research on psychiatric impact of pregnancy terminations for women
- Identify strengths and limitations of research
- Review findings of the seminal TURN AWAY study
All faculty, CME Planning Committee members, and the CME office reviewer have disclosed that they have no financial relationships with commercial interests that would constitute a conflict of interest concerning this CME activity.
The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.