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GIRL POWER For m er Har var d r esear ch er Car ol Gilligan w as t h e f ir st t o descr ibe a h ist or ical loss of voice am on g you n g w om en . Specif ically, Gilligan n ot ed t h at gir ls? r ealizat ion of t h e dif f er en t ial t r eat m en t of boys an d of gir ls? cor r espon din gly m or e lim it ed oppor t u n it ies w ou ld begin t o em er ge in m iddle sch ool. Hist or ically, gir ls h ave also exper ien ced a sign if ican t ly h igh er in ciden ce of depr ession an d an xiet y as com par ed w it h boys.