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The SAGE Handbook of Mental Health and Illness is a landmark volume, which integrates the conceptual, empirical, and evidence-based threads of mental health as an area of study, research, and practice. It approaches mental health from two perspectives - firstly as a positive state of well-being and personal and social functioning and secondly as psychological difference or abnormality in its social context.

Gender Matters: Differences in Depression between Women and Men
Gender matters: Differences in depression between women and men
Jane M.Ussher
Introduction

Mental health is not gender neutral. There is incontrovertible evidence that gender differences exist in diagnosis of a range of mental health problems, with women more likely than men to be diagnosed with mood and anxiety ...

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