Male and female treatment differences: Can they be generalized?

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Abstract

A comparison of 156 female and 66 male outpatients on demographic, clinical, and self-report measures of mood, symptoms, and interpersonal concerns revealed no sex differences in psychiatric treatment. The treatment variables of length of therapy and the prescription of medication were the dependent measures. Results indicate that with a broad sample of male and female patients, there were no significant sex-related differences on the dependent variables. (2 ref) (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2006 APA, all rights reserved)

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