MARCH+11+ETHNICITY - SOCIAL CLASS AND TREATMENT Incidence =...

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SOCIAL CLASS AND TREATMENT Incidence = new cases Prevalence = all cases Prevalence = incidence + reentry + continuous Hollingshead and Redlich
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TREATMENT OF PSYCHOSES S.C. INCIDENCE PREV . I-II 28 188 III 36 291 IV 37 518 V 73 1505
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TREATMENT OF PSYCHOSES No social class differences in incidence except lower class has more Strong inverse relationship of social class and prevalence of psychoses
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EXPLANATIONS More continuing stressors for lower class Worse psychiatric treatment for lower class More community support for higher classes Result: longer duration and worse prognosis for lower classes
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TREATMENT OF NEUROSES S.C. INCIDENCE PREV. I-II 69 349 III 78 250 IV 52 114 V 66 97
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TREATMENT OF NEUROSIS No difference in new cases Higher classes have much higher treated prevalence Higher classes stay in treatment longer Relationship of social class and prevalence opposite for neuroses and psychoses
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Culture of higher classes more
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