Influences on the incidence of mental health disorder

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Task 3 – Influences on the incidence of mental health disorder (written response, 600 words not including quotes) (AC 3.1) Use the internet to search for evidence of the percentage of the UK population diagnosed with specific psychological disorders in regard to: • Culture • Gender • Socio-economic status Explain how and why these factors may have an impact on the incidence of specific psychological disorders (with reference to evidence from research studies). Do stereotypical generalisations about these groups affect diagnosis by medical professionals? (support your answer with reference to evidence/refer to DSM-5).