Black Schizophrenia | Horizon

A study, which claims that Afro-Caribbeans in UK are 10 times more likely to develop schizophrenia than others, is contested by other experts and is examined in this program which asks if such studies show effects of racism.

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 49'28''
  • Broadcast year: 1989
Curriculum Connection
  • Psychology | Categorising mental disorders using the ICD and DSM, including cultural biases in diagnosis. | Racial differences in DSM diagnosis using a semi-structured instrument: the importance of clinical judgment in the diagnosis of African Americans.

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  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: BBC Two
  • Programme: Horizon
  • Series: 1989
  • Episode: Black Schizophrenia