In Uncategorized on February 24, 2012 at 8:56 am

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Social factors that affect women’s mental health;

Far more women than men use primary care services for mental health problems, and one reason suggested is that women are more likely to report symptoms of common mental health problems. Rates of undiagnosed depression could be equally high in men, but evidence suggests that men are less likely to talk about their problems or consult a doctor about their mental health. By contrast, women are more likely to acknowledge their mental distress and to seek help.

Economic issues

Some mental disorders, such as depression, are more common among those living in poverty. Women are more likely to be poor because their jobs are likely to be lower paid, they are more likely to work part-time, to take time out of the labour market to bring up children, to be lone parents, and, because of their different working history, likely to receive a…

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