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Research Identifies Gender Bias in Estimation of Patients’ Pain

By Kathleen McCarthy posted 08-24-2021 17:52


“[W]hen men and women express the same amount of hurt, women’s pain is considered less intense. ... In a recent study published by the Journal of Pain, ... observers viewed female patients’ pain as less intense and more likely to benefit from psychotherapy versus medication as compared to men’s pain.”

SOURCE: University of Miami, News@TheU, April 6, 2021 



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