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Psychology schizophrenia unit 4 revision




Reliability of diagnosis

A reliable diagnosis are when 2 psychiatrists get the same diagnosis when
observing a patient.

Whaley found that 2 psychiatrists who were studying reports of possible
schizophrenics only agreed 11% of the time on diagnosis. Therefore diagnosis of
schizophrenia was unreliable as…

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interpreted differently as psychiatrists find it hard to agree on what
bizarre means due to three different opinions and beliefs

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