Vidoesex - Invalidating symptom definition

An example of pleiotropy is phenylketonuria, which is an inherited disorder that affects the level of phenylalanine in the body.

Patriarchy, a system that gives men privileges, results from a gendered socialization process in all areas of our lives – social, economic, ideological, cultural, political, and spiritual.

According to bell hooks, “Patriarchy is political-social system that insists that males are inherently dominating, superior to everything and everyone deemed weak, especially females, and endowed with the right to dominate and rule over the weak and to maintain that dominance through various forms of psychological terrorism and violence.” Despite its pervasive existence, sexism within social movements and organizations is seen as less important than sexism in wider society.

BPD is also one of the most difficult and troubling problems in all of psychiatry. These patients were first described sixty years ago by psychoanalysts who noted they did poorly in treatment, and therefore theorized that this is a form of pathology lying on the border between psychosis and neurosis.

Although we no longer believe that patients with BPD have an underlying psychosis, the name "borderline" has stuck.

· Men are more readily perceived as experts on ‘hard’ political issues such as war and economics.

Women have to struggle a lot harder to prove their capabilities as activists, their intelligence and understanding on political issues, and face an uphill battle to be taken seriously as committed organizers, researchers, journalists and writers.They are highly unstable emotionally, and develop wide mood swings in response to stressful events.Finally, BPD may be complicated by brief psychotic episodes.This results in the frequent trivialization of women’s issues – particularly violence against women and reproductive justice – as being secondary to “more important” political work.· Most political organizations and meetings are still dominated by men, and even more dominated by male speakers.DSM-IV defines ten categories of personality disorder.

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