Langer and Abelson (1974)

IB Psychology: Langer and Abelson (1974)

Langer & Abelson carried out a study on how labels can influence diagnosis. You can use this study for the following learning objectives:Ethical considerations in diagnosis.Validity and reliability of diagnosis. The original study is available here.textProcedure and resultsThe aim of this study was to see if labelling an individual as a patient, would he be perceived as more disturbed than if he were labelled as a job...


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