Bolton (2002)

IB Psychology: Bolton (2002)

One of the key questions in diagnosis today is that of cross-cultural validity. For a long time, it was believed that the Western model of diagnosis - for example, the DSM - was universal in its applicability. As a result, we saw that disorders were over-diagnosed in some sub-cultures within a society or under-diagnosed in others. In order to be more accurate in diagnosis of mental health problems, an emic approach to...

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