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6. How many days was the longest stay?

  • 52 days
  • 19 days
  • 7 days
  • 15 days

7. Was the experiment a field, lab or natural experiment?

  • Field
  • Lab
  • Natural

8. Could it have been harmful if the pseudopatients swallowed the medication instead of flushing it away?

  • They were placebos
  • Yes
  • No

9. What was the average stay?

  • 24 days
  • 52 days
  • 19 days
  • 15 days

10. Were the hospital staff deceived?

  • Yes
  • No

11. Did the experiment include participant observation?

  • Yes
  • No

12. What words did the pseudopatients report hearing?

  • hollow, bash, loud
  • empty, hollow, thud
  • bang, war, crash

13. Is it true that once a person has been labelled with a mental illness it is hard to shift?

  • Yes
  • No

14. How many hospitals were used?

  • 6
  • 12
  • 3
  • 17

15. Were the staff and hospitals identified by Rosenhan?

  • Only some
  • No
  • Yes

16. Was there mention of a debrief after the study?

  • Only for doctors
  • No
  • Yes

17. Was it true that all 8 pseudopatients were admitted to hospital?

  • Yes
  • No

18. Does using 12 hospitals for the study mean the findings can be generalised?

  • Yes
  • No