Heterogeneity in psychiatric diagnostic classification

@article{Allsopp2019HeterogeneityIP,
  title={Heterogeneity in psychiatric diagnostic classification},
  author={Kate Allsopp and J. Read and R. Corcoran and P. Kinderman},
  journal={Psychiatry Research},
  year={2019},
  volume={279},
  pages={15-22}
}
  • Kate Allsopp, J. Read, +1 author P. Kinderman
  • Published 2019
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Psychiatry Research
  • The theory and practice of psychiatric diagnosis are central yet contentious. This paper examines the heterogeneous nature of categories within the DSM-5, how this heterogeneity is expressed across diagnostic criteria, and its consequences for clinicians, clients, and the diagnostic model. Selected chapters of the DSM-5 were thematically analysed: schizophrenia spectrum and other psychotic disorders; bipolar and related disorders; depressive disorders; anxiety disorders; and trauma- and… CONTINUE READING

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