Diagnostic concordance of substance use disorders in DSM-III, DSM-IV and ICD-10.

@article{Langenbucher1994DiagnosticCO,
  title={Diagnostic concordance of substance use disorders in DSM-III, DSM-IV and ICD-10.},
  author={James W Langenbucher and Jamie Morgenstern and Erich W Labouvie and Peter E. Nathan},
  journal={Drug and alcohol dependence},
  year={1994},
  volume={36 3},
  pages={193-203}
}
Diagnostic concordance of DSM-III, DSM-IV and ICD-10 was tested in a heterogeneous unrestricted sample of 370 clinical cases drawn from a regional consortium. Agreement for abuse/harmful use, dependence, and the collapsed category of 'any diagnosis' was studied across eight drug classes. A probabilistic approach to the cross-classifications based on configural frequency analysis was applied, permitting the computation of four indices of agreement. In contrast to earlier studies, ICD-10 appeared… CONTINUE READING

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