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The Hierarchical Taxonomy of Psychopathology (HiTOP): A Dimensional Alternative to Traditional Nosologies
The HiTOP promises to improve research and clinical practice by addressing the aforementioned shortcomings of traditional nosologies and provides an effective way to summarize and convey information on risk factors, etiology, pathophysiology, phenomenology, illness course, and treatment response.
The prevalence of DSM-IV personality disorders in psychiatric outpatients.
- M. Zimmerman, L. Rothschild, I. Chelminski
- Psychology, MedicineThe American journal of psychiatry
- 1 October 2005
Examination of the frequency of DSM-IV personality disorders in a patient group and the comorbidity among them found avoidant, borderline, and obsessive-compulsive personality disorder were the most frequent specific diagnoses.
Diagnosing personality disorders. A review of issues and research methods.
- M. Zimmerman
- PsychologyArchives of general psychiatry
- 1 March 1994
Issues of personality disorder assessment in the DSM-III/DSM-III-R era are discussed, and studies of diagnostic reliability and stability are reviewed because studies can only be interpreted in the context of the limitations imposed by modest reliability.
The Psychiatric Diagnostic Screening Questionnaire: development, reliability and validity.
The Psychiatric Diagnostic Screening Questionnaire (PDSQ), a self-report scale designed to screen for the most common DSM-IV axis I disorders encountered in outpatient mental health settings, achieved good to excellent levels of internal consistency, test-retest reliability, and discriminant, convergent, and concurrent validity.
Severity classification on the Hamilton Depression Rating Scale.
A self-report scale to help make psychiatric diagnoses: the Psychiatric Diagnostic Screening Questionnaire.
The results indicate that most of the PDSQ subscales were able to achieve the goal of good sensitivity, high negative predictive value, and high positive and negative predictive values, so that most noncases on the measure are indeed noncases.
A self-report scale to diagnose major depressive disorder.
- M. Zimmerman, W. Coryell, C. Corenthal, S. Wilson
- Psychology, MedicineArchives of general psychiatry
- 1 November 1986
The results suggested that the IDD may aid clinicians in detecting secondary depression and distinguishing psychotic depression from nonaffective psychoses and may be particularly useful in light of the recent evidence that American psychiatrists continue to under diagnose depression and overdiagnose schizophrenia.
The Inventory to Diagnose Depression (IDD): a self-report scale to diagnose major depressive disorder.
The inventory to diagnose depression, lifetime version
ABSTRACT— The lifetime version of the Inventory to Diagnose Depression (IDDL) is a 22‐item self‐report scale designed to diagnose a lifetime history of DSM‐III major depressive disorder (MDD). One…