Is Gender Bias Causing a Disparity in Mental Health Diagnosis?

Do you know who’s most likely to be diagnosed with depression, depending on gender?

There are some noticeable differences in rates of diagnosis across the gender spectrum for many common mental illnesses.

So what’s behind the gender disparity? Are stereotypes about gender roles, and biases against women, trans folks, and non-binary people playing a role?

Celia Edell explores these questions – and the impact the answers have on our lives.

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The Editors at Everyday Feminism

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Celia Edell is a Contributing Vlogger for Everyday Feminism, a freelance writer, and feminist philosopher. She holds a Masters degree in Philosophy from the University of Sheffield in England and is currently doing her PhD in Philosophy at McGill University in Montreal. Her interests include critical race theory, mental health awareness, and bad made-for-TV movies. She tweets and blogs under the name @ceedling. Watch her videos here.