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Emily Hunt
PY4 Abnormal

Issues of bias Diagnostic
WJEC POTIENTIAL question: Critically consider issues of bias in the diagnostic system

Cultural Bias in Diagnosis
Depending on what culture you live in can effect whether you are considered to be abnormal or
normal. As normal and abnormal is distinguished via the…

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Emily Hunt
PY4 Abnormal


It's hard to support the idea of whether these are due differences or results of bias. The
gender roles may cause them to be prone to an illness. Women for example with stress
their cortisol level is higher than men's, suggesting more women develop depression.…


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