Read the following article and think about gender roles in the context of health care and mental health care. How much do you think gender roles affect the quality of mental health care, health care, and healthcare reform? What obstacles, if any, exist in closing gender gaps? What changes might be needed to close gender gaps?
Is Medicine’s Gender Bias Killing Young Women?
In your opinion, do you think nature or nurture influences development more? In other words, do you think biological processes influence physical and mental growth across a lifetime or do you feel that our environmental surroundings affect this change? Give specific examples to support your claim and support your reasoning with information from the text and other course materials.