ERIC Number: EJ530381
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
The Effects of Labeling Bias on Prognostic Outlook for Children as a Function of Diagnostic Label and Profession.
Fox, Julie D.; Stinnett, Terry A.
Psychology in the Schools, v33 n2 p143-52 Apr 1996
Investigated the effects of labeling bias on prognostic outlook for children as a function of diagnostic labels and professional group membership. Studied the reaction of professionals to the description of an elementary-school-age boy with behavior problems. Effect for diagnostic label on judgment of overall adjustment approached significance. (FC)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A