THERAPEUTIC ABORTION By N., Sam M.S. - 3 an abortion which is rendered for medical purposes. THERAPEUTIC ABORTION: "The therapeutic abortion was necessary to maintain the young woman's health, as it was ectopic in nature." Related Psychology Terms Discrimination and Mental Illness in the LGBT Population Evaluation of a Quantitative Study PMDD: Can It Be Cured? Counselor's Role in Emergency Teams ADOLESCENCE (Theories) Counselor and Client Safety MENTAL RETARDATION (PREVENTION, CARE, AND TREATMENT) AMERICAN PSYCHIATRIC ASSOCIATION NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF MENTAL HEALTH (NIMII) CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "THERAPEUTIC ABORTION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/therapeutic-abortion/ (accessed December 6, 2022).