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ERIC Number: EJ266824
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1982-Jul
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Race and Socioeconomic Status as Confounding Variables in the Accurate Diagnosis of Alcoholism.
Luepnitz, Roy R.; And Others
Journal of Clinical Psychology, v38 n3 p665-69 Jul 1982
Studied the incidence of bias related to race and socioeconomic status which could confound the diagnosis of alcoholism. Graduate psychology students made a diagnosis based on videotapes. Results indicated lower socioeconomic class individuals were more often diagnosed correctly for alcoholism, and Blacks were diagnosed alcoholic more often than Whites. (Author/JAC)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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