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ERIC Number: EJ019498
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1970
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Diagnostic Bias in Community Mental Health
Temerlin, Maurice K.
Community Ment Health J, 6, 2, 110-117, 70 Apr
Mental health professionals and nonprofessionals observed an interview with a healthy man after hearing mental health professionals characterize him as psychotic and both professional and nonprofessional subjects tended to diagnose the man as mentally ill. The biasing effect of prestige suggestion is discussed in terms of the efficacy of diagnosis to community mental health. (Author)
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