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Gender differences in depression and anxiety across the adult lifespan

Leach, L. S.

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Women are on average twice as likely as men to experience depression and anxiety disorders. Several explanations have been proposed to explain these gender disparities. However, few studies have examined the possibility that the gender difference in depression and anxiety prevalence, and the explanatory factors involved, vary across the life course. This thesis describes the pattern of distribution for gender differences in depression and anxiety levels across the adult lifespan, and evaluates...[Show more]

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Date published: 2010-12-20T05:57:46Z
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/49398
http://digitalcollections.anu.edu.au/handle/1885/49398

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