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ERIC Number: EJ513535
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
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ISSN: ISSN-0895-8017
Diagnostic Overshadowing and Mental Retardation: A Meta-Analysis.
White, Michael J.; And Others
American Journal on Mental Retardation, v100 n3 p293-98 Nov 1995
A meta-analytic approach was used to determine whether diagnostic overshadowing judgmental bias reliably occurs when clinicians evaluate clients with mental retardation and mental disorders. The diagnostic overshadowing effect was reliable over the 349 studies reviewed, and the size of the effect was small to moderate. (Author/SW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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