Diagnostic concordance for schizophrenia as a function of sex

Daniel J. Burbach*, Richard R. Lewine, Herbert Y. Meltzer

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Abstract

Examined both pairwise and cumulative concordance as a function of sex using 6 diagnostic systems (e.g., Research Diagnostic Criteria, and the New Haven Schizophrenia Index) on 387 inpatients with severe psychopathology. Pairwise concordance was significantly more often higher for men than for women; cumulative concordance distributions also differed significantly between the sexes, with men manifesting greater concordance. Differences in diagnostic criteria for schizophrenia and their role in sex differences are discussed. (13 ref) (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2006 APA, all rights reserved).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)478-479
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology
Volume52
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 1 1984

Keywords

  • sex, diagnostic concordance for schizophrenia, inpatients

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Psychology
  • Psychiatry and Mental health

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