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ERIC Number: EJ453482
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1992
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ISSN: ISSN-0037-7732
Socioeconomic Status and Psychiatric Disorder among Blacks and Whites.
Williams, David R.; And Others
Social Forces, v71 n1 p179-94 Sep 1992
Examines relationship between socioeconomic status (SES) and current (six-month) and lifetime rates of psychiatric disorders among African Americans and whites. Overall, SES is inversely related to psychiatric disorder for both racial groups. Found lower-SES white males have higher rates of psychiatric illness than their African-American peers. Lower-SES African-American females have higher rates of substance abuse than their white counterparts. (Author/KS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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