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Jul 19

Dealing with Depression and Gender Bias

Studies by psychologists and psychiatrists alike have shown that depression tends to associate itself based on gender. When the patient amongst the subjects conducted was believed to be female, they were more likely than not to be diagnosed of a hysterical personality, believed to be more of a ‘women’s disorder’. Whenever the subject of the diagnosis was a male, they were more often than not diagnosed as having an antisocial personality, which is deemed most commonly as a ‘male disorder’.

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