The Stressed Sex
Uncovering the Truth About Men, Women & Mental HealthBook - 2013
Every day millions of people struggle with psychological and emotional problems. The Stressed Sex sets out to answer a simple, but crucial, question: are rates of psychological disorder different for men and women? The implications - for individuals and society alike - are far-reaching, and todate, this important issue has been largely ignored in all the debates raging about gender differences. Now Daniel Freeman and Jason Freeman present a ground-breaking combination of epidemiological analysis and evidence-based science to get to the bottom of what's really going on. They discover which mental health problems are more common in men, and which are seen most often in women. And, in afinding that is sure to provoke lively debate, they reveal that, in any given year, women experience higher rates of psychological disorder than men. Why might this be the case? The Stressed Sex explains current scientific thinking on the possible reasons - and considers what might be done toaddress the imbalance.
Publisher: Oxford, United Kingdom :, Oxford University Press,, 2013.
Copyright Date: ©2013
Branch Call Number: 616. 89 FRE
Characteristics: viii, 267 pages ; 23 cm