Psychology test used to diagnose depression may not work on Black people

2/27/2018, 6:05 p.m.
A new study has discovered that the test generally used to evaluate a person's mental state may not be as ...
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A new study has discovered that the test generally used to evaluate a person's mental state may not be as accurate in diagnosing depression in Black people compared to whites.

The study from University of Chicago Press suggests that the Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale (CES-D), the conventional depression screening scale, may not be applicable to Black people.

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