Monday, February 6, 2023

Tag: gender bias

Female Researchers Still Less Likely to be Published in High-Impact Psychiatry...

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Even as overall female authorship increases, imbalances remain in high-impact psychiatry and clinical psychology journals.

Study Finds Racial Differences in Psychiatric Diagnosis and Treatment

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Black patients are almost twice as likely as their white counterparts to be diagnosed with schizophrenia while whites are significantly more likely to receive a diagnosis of anxiety or depression, according to a recent study published in the journal Psychiatric Services. The researchers also found that the likelihood of receiving psychotherapy for any diagnosis (34%), regardless of race or ethnicity, was much lower than the likelihood of receiving a psychotropic medication (73%).