Racial bias of diagnosing schizophrenia | Black Britain

Explanation of potential factors that lead to the racial differences seen in the diagnosis of schizophrenia

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 6'52''
  • Broadcast year: 1999
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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UK only
Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
Cannot be adapted

  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: BBC Two
  • Programme: Black Britain
  • Episode: Voices