The Effects of Gender, Sexuality & Socialization on Abnormal Behavior


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Greer goes to see a psychologist. What is she LEAST likely to be diagnosed with?

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1. What is one reason why women are more likely to be diagnosed with depression?

2. What is one issue with diagnosing gender dysphoria?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Men may not be from Mars, but they are diagnosed with antisocial personality disorder more often than women. See if you know why by making use of this interactive quiz. You'll be tested on the effects of society's views of sexuality and gender on mental health issues and the reasons why men and women differ when it comes to psychological disorders.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This worksheet and quiz will assess your knowledge of the following:

  • Perception(s) of antisocial personality disorder in men and women
  • Differences in depression diagnoses between men and women
  • One Issue with diagnosing gender dysphoria
  • Cause(s) of sexual dysfunction

Skills Practiced

Use these skills when working with the worksheet and quiz:

  • Making connections - use your understanding of the concept of the Sociocultural Model in regards to mental health issues
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding mental health and gender
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding sexual dysfunction and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

The corresponding lesson titled The Effects of Gender, Sexuality & Socialization on Abnormal Behavior will prepare you to:

  • Explain why some psychological disorders are diagnosed disproportionately for men and women
  • Discuss how societal norms might affect a man's willingness to seek out help from a psychologist
  • Define the Sociocultural Model