Category: Gender

Studies comparing male and female

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Effects of gender and marital status on somatic...
Mutsuhiro Nakao, MD, MPH, Gregory Fricchione, MD, Patricia C. Zuttermeister, MA, Patricia Myers, Arthur J. Barsky, MD, Herbert Benson, MD
Behavioral Medicine
To clarify the mechanisms of gender-related mind/body relationships, the authors analyzed the characteristics of 1,132 outpatients (848 women and 284 men) attending a mind/body medicine clinic. At entry in the program, the patients completed the Medical Symptom Checklist, Symptom Checklist-90 revised (SCL-90R), and Stress Perception Scale. Women reported 9 out of 12 symptoms (fatigue, insomnia, headache, back pain, joint or limb pain, palpitations, constipation, nausea, and dizziness) […]