Sane In Insane Places: Understanding the most famous study of Validity in diagnosis

Sane in Insane places (1973) is the most famous study on validity in psychology. The study conducted by David Rosenhan was both a field experiment as well as a covert participant observation. It had two aims: (1) to identify if false positive diagnoses would be made and (2) to document the conditions within the psychiatric hospitals.

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