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Men and women adjust their health behavior after shock events

At the beginning of a disease, men are more likely to overlook symptoms and go to the doctor less often than women. After treatment in a hospital, however, the behavior of men and women is similar. Related Press Release


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The Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research (MPIDR) in Rostock is one of the leading demographic research centers in the world. It's part of the Max Planck Society, the internationally renowned German research society.