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January 1978

Sex Differences in Psychiatric Evaluation and TreatmentAn Empirical Review

Author Affiliations

From the Psychology Service, Veterans Administration Hospital, and the Department of Psychiatry, Upstate Medical Center, Syracuse, NY.

Arch Gen Psychiatry. 1978;35(1):89-93. doi:10.1001/archpsyc.1978.01770250091009

• This article reviews the research evidence concerning sexrelated differences in psychiatric/psychological assessment and treatment. The effects of both sex of patient and sex of judge are considered. The article also raises methodological criticisms of the existing research, and draws some tentative conclusions.