African-Americans more likely to be misdiagnosed with schizophrenia

African-Americans more likely to be misdiagnosed with schizophrenia


African Americans who suffer from major depressive disorder are more likely to be misdiagnosed as suffering from schizophrenia than people from other ethnic or racial groups. Findings suggest doctors may be putting more emphasis on psychotic symptoms, rather than depressive symptoms when assessing African American patients.
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Author: http://http://neurosciencenews.com/
Post date: 2019-03-21 21:05:15
Category: Americans
Tag: African
Post ID: 6238

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