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All about the gender pain gap

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14 April 2022

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Why is women’s pain taken less seriously and more likely to be explained away as psychological? Dr Deborah Johanson looks at the issue of the gender pain gap. Research has revealed startling gender-based differences in the medical management of pain. Women are taken less seriously when they report pain, treated less aggressively for pain, and…...

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