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SUNY-Buffalo: Researchers See Stress and Trauma in Women's Stories About Abortion

Jun 08, 2019 - Targeted News Service

[TNSmedicalresearch] -- The State University of New York's Buffalo Campus issued the following news release:

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- Findings from the Tennessee Stories Project can inform educators, clinicians and policy makers

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A University at Buffalo-led research team has used public narratives, an increasingly popular form of person-centered advocacy offering a forum for sharing previously untold stories, to study the undue stress experienced by women in relation to abortion.

Storytelling is a universal characteristic of humanity, present throughout history and manifest in every culture. Stories told over time on similar themes present rich patterns that enhance understanding, encourage empathy and provide insights into a lived experience that can be unfamiliar to its audien...