Cross-National Associations Between Gender and Mental Disorders in the World Health Organization World Mental Health Surveys
Seedat, Soraya Scott, Kate Margaret Angermeyer, Matthias C Berglund, Patricia Bromet, Evelyn J Brugha, Traolach S Demyttenaere, Koen de Girolamo, Giovanni Maria Haro, Josep Jin, Robert Karam, Elie G Kovess-Masfety, Viviane Levinson, Daphna Medina Mora, Maria Elena Ono, Yutaka Ormel, Johan Pennell, Beth-Ellen Posada-Villa, Jose Sampson, Nancy A Williams, David Kessler, Ronald C # ×
Amer medical assoc
Archives of general psychiatry vol:66 issue:7 pages:785-795
Context: Gender differences in mental disorders, including more anxiety and mood disorders among women and more externalizing disorders among men, are found consistently in epidemiological surveys. The gender roles hypothesis suggests that these differences narrow as the roles of women and men become more equal.