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Gender and mental health

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This fact sheet discusses the mental health problems that differ by gender. The document considers the information that is currently known, underlying factors such as gender roles and gender-based violence, health-seeking behaviors, service delivery issues, social consequences, research that is needed, and implications for mental health policies and programs.

The fact sheet can be used by behavioral health and primary care administrators, supervisors, and treatment professionals.

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World Health Organization (WHO)