Marital privilege: Bias against divorced patients in medical decision-making.

Marotta, Satia.

Ladin, Keren.


  • Social support consists of the emotional, informational, and instrumental resources we receive from others, and buffers against negative health outcomes. However, as an eligibility criterion for scarce medical resources, such as organ transplants, it can be vague, subjective, and vulnerable to bias. In three studies, we examine bias associated with marital status, and assess whether those with ... read more
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  • Marotta, Satia A., and Keren Ladin. "Marital Privilege: Bias against Divorced Patients in Medical Decision-Making." Group Processes & Intergroup Relations, (June 2019). doi:10.1177/1368430219843997.
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