Introduction. Hormonal basis of mood disorders in women. Gender and dimensions of the self: implications for internalization and externalization behavior. Gender differences in major depression: epidemiological findings. Gender differences in schizophrenia. Gender differences in major depression: the role of anxiety. Gender differences in the epidemiology of substance dependence in the United States. Gender-specific etiologies for antisocial and borderline personality disorders. Pubertal changes and adolescent challenges: why rates of depression rise precipitously for girls between ages 10 and 15 years. Gender and schizophrenia. Gender effects in gene--environment interactions in substance abuse. Gender differences in response to treatments of depression. Anxiety disorders: clinical implications of gender differences. Gender differences in the effects of opiates and cocaine: implications for treatment. Index.
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