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Poor Countries, Added Perils for Women

Science  10 Jun 2005:
Vol. 308, Issue 5728, pp. 1576
DOI: 10.1126/science.308.5728.1576

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Summary

The psychological aftermath of the 26 December 2004 tsunami reflects two of the most robust trends in psychiatric epidemiology: Across the globe, anxiety disorders and depression are more common in women, and substance abuse is more common in men (see main text).