Neuro-developmental disorders affect men more than women, says new study

Thousands of people across the world are affected by disorders that include hypertension, arthritis, and diabetes. There are many factors that lead to these diseases. Now, a new study says that gender plays a major role in neurological and psychiatric disorders!

Neuro-developmental disorders affect the brain function of a person. This in turn affects their emotion, learning ability, self-control and memory.

Studies point out that men are more prone to autism, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and other neuro-developmental disorders. Women, on the other hand, are more vulnerable to depression and anxiety. The study also says that men are extremely sensitive to drug and alcohol abuse by their mothers'.

Researchers are now doing an in-depth study on a particular molecule in the body that plays a crucial role in gender as an important factor. They also point to a link between stress and disorders like schizophrenia and autism.

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