Dominican University of California
 

Presentation or Panel Title

Misdiagnosis and Underdiagnosis of Mental Illnesses and Diseases

Location

Guzman 110, Dominican University of California

Start Date

4-20-2017 2:00 PM

End Date

4-20-2017 2:15 PM

Department

Public Health

Student Type

Undergraduate

Faculty Mentor

Andria Rusk, MScGH, Ph.D.

Presentation Format

Oral Presentation

Abstract/Description

Misdiagnoses as well as under-diagnoses occurs in the health field, specifically patients with a mental health illness or disease. This is found to be a result of stigmatization from social influences, lack of knowledge, deliberate misdiagnoses, and overall avoidance of testing as well as screening due to these factors. A systematic review is conducted and the results are presented of the frequency of misdiagnoses and under-diagnoses in the United States.

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Misdiagnosis and Underdiagnosis of Mental Illnesses and Diseases

Guzman 110, Dominican University of California

Misdiagnoses as well as under-diagnoses occurs in the health field, specifically patients with a mental health illness or disease. This is found to be a result of stigmatization from social influences, lack of knowledge, deliberate misdiagnoses, and overall avoidance of testing as well as screening due to these factors. A systematic review is conducted and the results are presented of the frequency of misdiagnoses and under-diagnoses in the United States.