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Introduction: Gender Differences in Psychiatric Disorders

Alan F. Schatzberg, M.D.

Published: January 1, 1997

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In recent years, the increasing attention that has been paid to gender as an important variable in the expression and treatment of psychiatric disorders has resulted in a number of I important findings. These new observations are well represented in this special issue, “The Dynamics of Sex: Gender Differences in Psychiatric Disorders.”

Overall, mood and anxiety disorders are both more common in women than in men.’ ‹’ ‹

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Volume: 58

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