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Psychiatric injury in women's workplaces.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3768537     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Sexual discrimination and sexual harassment have been receiving increasing attention. Women who are subject to this harassment often find themselves under severe psychiatric stress. Because there is an increased economic, as well as personal, need to work, women often find themselves trapped in a very stressful situation. The forensic psychiatrist working in this area must be aware of the various legal issues involved as well as of the different types of psychiatric consequences of sexual discrimination and harassment.
B Bursten
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Bulletin of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law     Volume:  14     ISSN:  0091-634X     ISO Abbreviation:  Bull Am Acad Psychiatry Law     Publication Date:  1986  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1986-12-01     Completed Date:  1986-12-01     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7503424     Medline TA:  Bull Am Acad Psychiatry Law     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  245-51     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Forensic Psychiatry
Occupational Diseases / etiology*
Sexual Behavior*
Stress, Psychological / etiology*
Women's Rights / legislation & jurisprudence*

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