Gaps between patients, media, and academic medicine in discourses on gender and depression: a metasynthesis.

@article{Johansson2009GapsBP,
  title={Gaps between patients, media, and academic medicine in discourses on gender and depression: a metasynthesis.},
  author={Eva. E. Johansson and Carita Bengs and Ulla E Danielsson and Arja Helena Lehti and Anne Hammarstr{\"o}m},
  journal={Qualitative health research},
  year={2009},
  volume={19 5},
  pages={633-44}
}
For reasons that are not yet fully understood, depression affects women twice as often as men. In this article we describe an investigation of how depression is understood in relation to men and women by the patients themselves, the media, and the medical research establishment. We do this by undertaking a metasynthesis of data from three different sources… CONTINUE READING