Gender differences in the knowledge, attitude and practice towards mental health illness in a rapidly developing Arab society

Bener A., GHULOUM S.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SOCIAL PSYCHIATRY, vol.57, no.5, pp.480-486, 2011 (SSCI) identifier identifier identifier


Background: Mental disorders are common in all countries and cause immense suffering. Both gender and low socioeconomic status have been related to depression and other common mental disorders, but their possible relationship to mental health literacy remains uncertain.