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ERIC Number: EJ377276
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
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Examination of Bias in Mental Health Evaluation of Deaf Patients.
Dickert, Jeffery
Social Work, v33 n3 p273-74 May-Jun 1988
Examined mental health service providers' (N=80) evaluation of deaf patients in various programs. Found staff at specialized inpatient mental health programs for the deaf had more positive attitudes than staff serving the general population. Found mental health staff evaluated some deaf patients differently from hearing patients with respect to severity of mental illness. (ABL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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