Schizophrenia (Gender bias and validity)

Who conducted a key study on gender bias and validity?
Longenecker et al
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When was this key study conducted?
2010
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What were the findings from this study?
Men are more likely to be diagnosed with schizophrenia than women.
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One possible explanation for men being more likely to be diagnosed with schizophrenia.
Men are genetically more vulnerable than women.
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Another possible explanation for men being more likely to be diagnosed with schizophenia.
Females may have better interpersonal functioning than men (social support). This means that practioners may under-diagnose women.
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What does this question?
This questions the validity of diagnostic systems and the accuracy of those health professionals that use them to make a diagnosis.
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One possible explanation for men being more likely to be diagnosed with schizophrenia.

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