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ERIC Number: EJ241978
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1980
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Perceived Mental Illness and Diminished Responsibility: A Study of Attributions.
Sadava, Stan W.; And Others
Social Behavior and Personality, v8 n2 p129-36 1980
Examined the relationship between perceived mental illness and attribution of responsibility. Subjects evaluated data from various accident cases. Although greater mental illness was attributed to alcoholism and paranoid cases, greater responsibility was attributed to the alcoholic. Only in the normal case was greater responsibility related to severe consequences. (Author/RC)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Canada