Rosenhan

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  • Created on: 22-03-14 14:45
What was the aim?
To investigate if psychiatrists could distinguish the sane form the insane
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What method was used?
Participant Observation
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Who was the sample?
The nurses and doctors at the hospitals
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Where did the study take place?
12 US hospitals across 5 states
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What were the pseudopatients diagnosed with?
Schizophrenia in remission
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What was the second study?
R said he would send a number of pseudopatients to one hospital where the doctors had to determine who were genuine patients and who weren't
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What did the second study show?
That doctors can't tell the 'sane' from 'insane' in this situation
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