Even though literature indicates that particular cultural groups receive more severe diagnoses at disproportionate rates, there has been minimal research that addresses how culture interfaces specifically with clinical decision making. This mixed methodological study of 41 counselors indicated that cultural characteristics of both counselors and clients-including the degree of match between these characteristics-affect attention to cultural issues in clinical decision making. In addition, there was a significant relationship between participant cultural bias and perceived level of client functioning.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||8|
|Journal||Journal of Counseling and Development|
|State||Published - Jan 1 2010|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Applied Psychology