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When it hurts, women get antidepressants & tranqs. Men get painkillers.

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Physicians were found to consistently view women’s (but not men’s) symptom reports as caused by emotional factors, even in the presence of positive clinical tests.

From The girl who cried pain: a bias against women in the treatment of pain. Hoffman & Tarzian 2001.

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