Gender and Women’s Mental Health

Gender disparities and mental health: The Facts Mental illness is associated with a significant burden of morbidity and disability. Lifetime prevalence rates for any kind of psychological disorder are higher than previously thought, are increasing in recent cohorts and affect nearly half the population. Despite being common, mental illness is underdiagnosed by doctors. Less than half of those who meet diagnostic criteria for psychological disorders are identified by doctors. Patients, … [Read more...]

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome – WOMEN in RECOVERY

CHRONIC FATIGUE...can destroy, watch your thoughts! One cannot control what comes to mind; one can control just how long to entertain it.... “It isn't what you have, or who you are, or where you are, or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about.” Dale Carnegie. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Endocrinologist Abstract Fatigue and stress-related illnesses often become diagnoses of exclusion after extensive investigation. … [Read more...]

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