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Problems and Mental Health Topics

Women's Issues

What about women's issues and mental health? 

Mental Health Mental illnesses affect women and men differently ó some
disorders are more common in women, and some express themselves with
different symptoms. Scientists are only now beginning to tease apart the
contributions of various biological and psychosocial factors to mental health
and mental illness in both women and men. In addition, researchers are currently
studying the special problems of treatment for serious mental illness during
pregnancy and the postpartum period.

The mental disorders affecting women include the following: Anxiety Disorders,
including OCD, panic, PTSD, social phobia, and generalized anxiety disorders. 
Inform yourself.  For more information, click on link below.

Check the website periodically and drop by the Student Health Center to request
information, brochures, and dates for education workshop or group counseling
meetings about particular topics. 



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If you have questions regarding this information please contact ValJeŠn Dale, LMFT, Chabot College Mental Health Clinical Supervisor
E-Mail:
vdale@chabotcollege.edu or call (510) 723-6615.