[On the diagnosis of schizophrenia (author's transl)].

  • Ron Schwarz
  • Published 1980 in
    Fortschritte der Neurologie, Psychiatrie, und…


After a review of terms used in the description of schizophrenia, mainly based on Bleuler's and Kurt Schneider's terminology, attempts to operationalize the diagnosis of schizophrenia are discussed. First rank symptoms according to Kurt Schneider have been most extensively used as criteria. Classification based on these symptoms is, however, subject to… (More)