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Post-Abortion Syndrome (PAS) refers to a development and manifestation of a set of symptoms common to post-abortive women and men. PAS is a form of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Symptoms are formed in reaction to a traumatic life event, usually violent in nature, that is out of the range of normal life experiences. The coping mechanisms used to hold the emotions at bay are at risk of eruption when a new stress presents itself. PAS is

     Some things you may be feeling are:
Depression
Flashbacks to the abortion
Anxiety attacks 
Difficulty concentrating
Shame
Feelings of alienation from God and church
Outbursts of Anger
Repression or Denial
Eating Disorders
Withdrawal from others
Sexual Dysfunction
Nightmares or sleeping disorders
Suicidal ideation or attempts
Irritability
Inability to form/maintain close relationships
Drug/Alcohol abuse
Sense of hopeless or futility about the future
formed when the emotions and thoughts surrounding the abortion experience have not been processed.