Does Sex Matter? It May When Evaluating Mental Status

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Schizophrenia is a mental disorder that differs between the sexes in terms of age at onset, symptomatology, response to medication, and structural brain abnormalities. Now, a new study from the Université de Montréal shows that there is gender difference between men and women’s mental ability — with women performing better than men…..

Reported by ScienceDaily
The above story is reprinted (with editorial adaptations by ScienceDaily staff) from materials provided by University of Montreal.
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2010/11/101118123840.htm

Journal Reference: José A. Jiménez, Adham Mancini-Marïe, Nadia Lakis, Melissa Rinaldi, Adrianna Mendrek. Disturbed sexual dimorphism of brain activation during mental rotation in schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Research, 2010; 122 (1-3): 53 DOI: 10.1016/j.schres.2010.03.011

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