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The validity of two versions of the GHQ in the WHO study of mental illness in general health care.
BACKGROUND In recent years the 12-item General Health Questionnaire (GHQ-12) has been extensively used as a short screening instrument, producing results that are comparable to longer versions of theExpand
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SCAN. Schedules for Clinical Assessment in Neuropsychiatry.
After more than 12 years of development, the ninth edition of the Present State Examination (PSE-9) was published, together with associated instruments and computer algorithm, in 1974. The system hasExpand
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Recovery from psychotic illness: A 15- and 25-year international follow-up study
Background Poorly defined cohorts and weak study designs have hampered cross-cultural comparisons of course and outcome in schizophrenia. Aims To describe long-term outcome in 18 diverse treatedExpand
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Cross-cultural feasibility, reliability and sources of variance of the Composite International Diagnostic Interview (CIDI). The Multicentre WHO/ADAMHA Field Trials.
The CIDI is a fully standardised diagnostic interview designed for assessing mental disorders based on the definitions and criteria of ICD-10 and DSM-III-R. Field trials with the CIDI have beenExpand
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The International Personality Disorder Examination. The World Health Organization/Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration international pilot study of personality disorders.
BACKGROUND One of the aims of the World Health Organization/Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration joint program on psychiatric diagnosis and classification is the development andExpand
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Measurement and Classification of Psychiatric Symptoms: An Instruction Manual for the PSE and Catego Program
Preface Acknowledgements 1. Measurement and classification of psychiatric symptoms 2. Development and administration of the PSE 3. Derivation of 'symptoms' and construction of the ninth edition 4.Expand
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Global pattern of experienced and anticipated discrimination against people with schizophrenia: a cross-sectional survey
BACKGROUND Many people with schizophrenia experience stigma caused by other people's knowledge, attitudes, and behaviour; this can lead to impoverishment, social marginalisation, and low quality ofExpand
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Self-stigma, empowerment and perceived discrimination among people with schizophrenia in 14 European countries: The GAMIAN-Europe study
There is a growing interest in examining self-stigma as a barrier to recovery from schizophrenia. To date, no studies have examined mental health service user's experiences of self-stigma throughoutExpand
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Early manifestations and first-contact incidence of schizophrenia in different cultures. A preliminary report on the initial evaluation phase of the WHO Collaborative Study on determinants of outcome
In a context of a WHO collaborative study, 12 research centres in 10 countries monitored geographically defined populations over 2 years to identify individuals making a first-in-lifetime contactExpand
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