A new study suggests that when men and women express the same amount of hurt, women’s pain is considered less intense based on stereotypes.
According to “Gender biases in estimation of others’ pain,” when male and female patients expressed the same amount of pain, observers viewed female patients’ pain as less intense and more likely to benefit from psychotherapy versus medication as compared to men’s pain, exposing a significant patient gender bias that could lead to disparities in treatments. The Journal of Pain
Release date: 06 April 2021
Source: University of Miami