Abuse is main driver of mental ill health in women and girls, say psychiatrists

Abuse and violence suffered by women and girls is the main reason they are much more likely than men and boys to develop mental ill health, Britain’s psychiatrists say.

Experiencing such behaviour can trigger very serious mental health problems in women and girls, including suicidal thoughts and psychosis, according to the Royal College of Psychiatrists.

Read the full article on this link to The Guardian

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