Comparison of ICD-10 diagnostic guidelines and research criteria for enduring personality change after catastrophic experience.

@article{Beltran2009ComparisonOI,
  title={Comparison of ICD-10 diagnostic guidelines and research criteria for enduring personality change after catastrophic experience.},
  author={Ruth O Beltran and Derrick M. Silove and Gwynnyth M Llewellyn},
  journal={Psychopathology},
  year={2009},
  volume={42 2},
  pages={113-8}
}
Enduring personality change after catastrophic experience (EPCACE) is a diagnostic category included in the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, 10th revision (ICD-10), as one of the adult personality disorders. Preliminary investigation suggests there is considerable endorsement in principle for this new category amongst experts in the field of intentional human trauma, yet many aspects of the diagnosis remain contentious. EPCACE is described in 2… CONTINUE READING

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