In the article Psychological Impact on Women of Miscarriage Versus Induced Abortion: A 2-Year Follow-up Study that appears this month in The Journal of Psychosomatic Medicine, Drs. Anne Sejersted Bodtker, et. al., report that:
"The short-term emotional reactions to miscarriage appear to be larger and more powerful than those to induced abortion. In the long term, however, women who had induced abortion reported significantly more avoidance of thoughts and feelings related to the event than women who had a miscarriage."