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Crapanzano KA, Deweese S, Pham D, et al. J Behav Health Serv Res. 2023;50:236-262.
Patients with mental illness may receive lower quality healthcare care than patients without mental illness. In this review of implicit and explicit biases of healthcare providers, the majority demonstrated unfavorable clinical decisions towards patients with mental illness. A prior WebM&M describes how diagnostic overshadowing of a patient with substance use disorder led to undertreatment of a cardiovascular condition.