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Treatment Decisions of Mental Health Profesionals

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I am very happy to have found some fellow researchers that have agreed to write one or more guestposts in the Behavioural Science Blog. For a start I (Martin Metzmacher) have invited a collegue of mine, Christina Sommerdyk, to tell something about biases in clinical decision making, especially what role causal interpretation of a disorder plays in treatment decision. Just today I have read the first draft, which already looked pretty promising. Check back next week to find information about why treatment decisions of mental health profesionals are often deeply biased.

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Written by Martin Glanert

October 25, 2009 at 11:39 am

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