The weaker sex? Gender and post-traumatic stress disorder.

  title={The weaker sex? Gender and post-traumatic stress disorder.},
  author={Maria Gavranidou and R. J. Rosner},
  journal={Depression and anxiety},
  volume={17 3},
We discuss the gender-specific differences for traumatic events and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) as found in the epidemiological literature. Recent research literature consistently reports three interesting findings: 1) men experience traumatic events more often, 2) women and men differ in the type of traumatic experiences they experience, and 3) women more often develop PTSD after the experience of a traumatic event. In the second part of the present article we provide some… CONTINUE READING

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