Jeanette M. Jerrell, PhD



Are Assessment and Treatment Influenced by Ethnicity and Gender?

October 01, 2003

Results from three statewide studies of the clinical practices for assessing and treating children and adolescents with a primary diagnosis of conduct disorder, ADHD or bipolar I disorder demonstrate gender and ethnic differences only for those diagnosed with conduct disorder. The implications of these findings and their similarities to the literature on adults with psychiatric disorders are discussed.