Institute of Epidemiology & Health Care


High levels of sexism could be fuelling poor mental health among women

17 September 2019

One in five women report sex discrimination and these women are more likely to develop poorer mental health after the experience, according to a new study by Dr Ruth Hackett and Dr Sarah Jackson (UCL Epidemiology & Health Care).

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