Voices | Black Britain

Statistics show that black males are ten times more likely to be diagnosed as having schizophrenia than white men. This program investigates the plight of young black males in the mental health system.

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 28'23''
  • 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.

Licence: ERA Licence required


UK only
Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
Cannot be adapted

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