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Titles (2)

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Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

Post-Abortion Depression Research and Care Act

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To provide for research on, and services for individuals with, post-abortion depression and psychosis.


Actions Overview (1)

Date
09/25/2006 Introduced in House

All Actions (3)

Date
10/02/2006 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Action By: Committee on Energy and Commerce
09/25/2006 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Action By: House of Representatives
09/25/2006 Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Energy and Commerce09/25/2006 Referred to
House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health10/02/2006 Referred to

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Subjects (31)

  • Abortion
  • Access to health care
  • Ambulatory care
  • Case management
  • Clinical trials
  • Congressional reporting requirements
  • Consumer education
  • Epidemiology
  • Family services
  • Federal aid to health facilities
  • Federal aid to research
  • Health education
  • Home care services
  • Medical fees
  • Medical research
  • Medical tests
  • Mental care facilities
  • Mental depression
  • Mental health
  • Mental health services
  • Mental illness
  • Pharmaceutical research
  • Quality of care
  • Women
  • Women's health

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Introduced in House (09/25/2006)

Post-Abortion Depression Research and Care Act - Requires the Secretary of Health and Human Services, acting through the Director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Director of the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), to expand and intensify NIMH research and related activities with respect to post-abortion depression and psychosis.

Requires the Director of NIMH to: (1) conduct or support research to expand the understanding of the causes of, and to find a cure for, such post-abortion conditions; and (2) conduct a study to determine the incidence and prevalence of cases of post-abortion conditions and the symptoms, severity, and duration of such cases, toward the goal of more fully identifying the characteristics of such cases and developing diagnostic techniques.

Requires the Secretary to make grants to establish, operate, and coordinate effective and cost-efficient systems for the delivery of essential services to individuals with such post-abortion conditions.