Brenda Toner

University of Toronto, Institute of Medical Science
1 Kings College Circle, Toronto, Ontario Canada
Appointment Status

Dr. Toner has published and presented on a variety of health related problems that are disproportionately diagnosed in women including eating disorders, anxiety, depression, chronic pelvic pain, chronic fatigue and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). She is particularly interested in investigating factors in the lives of women that cut across diagnoses including violence, body dissatisfaction, poverty, discrimination, and gender role socialization. She has received funding to develop and validate a gender role socialization scale for women.