J. S. Sachdeva

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In all clinical and research work, it is important not only to have uniform diagnostic criteria but also some means of objectively quantifying the presence and severity of the illness being studied. For this purpose, a number of rating scales have been devised for depressive disorders, probably the single most commonly used one being the Hamilton Rating(More)
When Emil Kraeplin in .1899 gave the clinical description of the two psychoses 'Dementia Praccox" and 'Manic-Depressive Insanity,' he laid not only the foundation of our modern psychiatric taxonomy, but also the roots of our present diagnostic difficulties concerning the clinical forms which do not entirely meet the criteria required for inclusion in one or(More)
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