ERIC Number: EJ468213
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: 0
Psychological Misdiagnosis of African Americans.
Garretson, Deborah J.
Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, v21 n2 p119-26 Apr 1993
Reviews historical and current problems with making accurate psychological diagnoses of African Americans. Suggests that misdiagnosis is strongly related to pathologization of African-American culture itself. Explores diagnostic process, stereotypes of African-American psychopathology, cultural differences in values and life stressors, and progress in making culturally and racially sensitive diagnoses. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Reports - General; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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