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GENDER AND MENTAL HEALTH

@inproceedings{Astbury2000GENDERAM,
  title={GENDER AND MENTAL HEALTH},
  author={Jill Astbury},
  year={2000}
}
This paper addresses the relationship between gender and mental health. First, the field of mental health and the concept of gender is introduced. This is followed by a discussion of the forms of gender bias implicated in mental health research. Next, gender differences in mental health outcomes are described, including differences in the prevalence and course of conditions. Evidence related to a gendered, social determinants model of mental health is examined. Depression is used as an… 

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