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Age bias, referral for psychological assistance and the private physician
Author(s)L Thomas Kucharski
Journal titleJournal of Gerontology, vol 34, no 3, May 1979
Pagespp 423-428
KeywordsPsychiatric treatment ; Doctors ; Attitudes to the old of general public.
AnnotationPhysicians were given details of patients in which the age of the patient was varied. It was found that the referral rate for mental health treatment was less in the case of older patients.
Accession NumberCPA-930423041
ClassmarkLP: QT2: TOB

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