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The Encyclopedia of Gender covers gender differences, the "Psychology of Women" and the "Psychology of Men", discussing psychological differences in personality, cognition, and behavior, as well as biologically based differences and how those differences impact behavior.
Editor(s): Judith Worell
Edition: 1st
Articles: 111
Images: 25
People: 22

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Abortion and Its Health Effects

I. Introduction II. Reproductive Decision Making III. Contraceptive Effectiveness and Practice IV. Reasons for Ending an...

ABOUT THE EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

JUDITH WORELL is professor emerita and past chair of the Department of Educational and Counseling Psychology at the University of...

ABOUT THE EXECUTIVE ADVISORY BOARD

JANET SHIBLEY HYDE is chair of the Department of Psychology and Helen Thompson Woolley Professor of Psychology and Women's Studies at...

Academic Aspirations and Degree Attainment of Women

I. Introduction II. Social Forces and Women's Educational Opportunities III. Women's Participation in Higher Education: 1870–2000 ...

Academic Environments: Gender and Ethnicity in U.S. Higher Education

I. Academic Background, Mission, and Community Need II. Status and Hierarchy in Academia III. Gender Roles and Stereotyped Practices ...

Achievement

I. Gender and Academic Achievement II. Gender/Sex and Adult Occupational Choice and Success III. Eccles' Expectancy-Value Model of...

Adolescent Gender Development

I. Introduction II. Gender Identity III. Gender Roles IV. Socializing Agents or Influences on Gender Roles in Adolescence V....

Affirmative Action

I. What Is Affirmative Action? II. Why Is Affirmative Action Needed? III. What Reactions Are Provoked by Affirmative Action? IV....

Aggression and Gender

I. Overview II. Gendered Violence in Childhood III. Gendered Violence in Adolescence IV. Gendered Violence in Adulthood V....

Aging

I. The Demographic and Research Framework II. Physical and Cognitive Aging III. Personality and Mental Health IV. Relationships...

Agoraphobia, Panic Disorder, and Gender

I. Agoraphobia: An Overview II. Agoraphobia and Panic Disorder: DSM-IV III. Clinical Characteristics of the Agoraphobic Syndrome ...

Androcentrism

I. Theories II. Language III. Research IV. Workplace V. Family VI. Conclusions Glossary Gender...

Anger

I. The Emotion of Anger II. The Relationship of Anger to Aggression III. The Social-Relational Perspective on Anger IV. Women's...

Anxiety

I. Anxiety as a Construct and the Measurement of Anxiety II. Anxiety as a Normal Emotion III. Anxiety as a Symptom IV. The...

Assertiveness

I. Introduction II. Previous Reviews III. Limitations of Past Research IV. Behavioral Studies of Gender and Assertiveness V....