Interviewer-perceived honesty as a mediator of racial disparities in the diagnosis of schizophrenia.

@article{Eack2012InterviewerperceivedHA,
  title={Interviewer-perceived honesty as a mediator of racial disparities in the diagnosis of schizophrenia.},
  author={Shaun M. Eack and Amber L. Bahorik and Christina E. Newhill and Harold W. Neighbors and Larry E. Davis},
  journal={Psychiatric services},
  year={2012},
  volume={63 9},
  pages={875-80}
}
OBJECTIVE African Americans are disproportionately diagnosed as having schizophrenia, and the factors that contribute to this disparity are poorly understood. This study utilized data from the 1995 MacArthur Violence Risk Assessment Study to examine the impact of racial differences in sociodemographic characteristics, clinical presentation, and perceived honesty on disparities in the diagnosis of schizophrenia among African Americans. METHODS Researchers using structured assessments of… CONTINUE READING
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