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Gender differences in the endorsement of symptoms for depression and anxiety: Are gender biased items responsible?

Leach, Liana; Christensen, Helen; Mackinnon, Andrew


Gender-biased items are one explanation for the gender difference in reports of depression and anxiety symptoms. This hypothesis was explored using responses from the Goldberg Anxiety and Depression scales. Responses were drawn from 2 waves of a community-based survey with participants in 3 age cohorts: 20 to 25, 40 to 44, and 60 to 64 at wave 1. The results showed that a 2-factor model fitted the scales well. Multiple group analyses showed that that for all 3 age groups and both time points...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease
DOI: 10.1097/NMD.0b013e318162aa63


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