Hierarchy of classes of personal illness.

@article{Foulds1975HierarchyOC,
  title={Hierarchy of classes of personal illness.},
  author={Glenn Foulds and Alan Bedford},
  journal={Psychological medicine},
  year={1975},
  volume={5 2},
  pages={181-92}
}
A hierarchy of classes of personal illness model is proposed and was assessed using a new self-report measure, the Delusions-Symptoms-States Inventory (DSSI). Of 480 psychiatric patients 93.3% had a symptom patterns conforming to the model. It was additionally found that single syndrome patterns, within a particular class, occurred significantly more often than those not classifiable in any higher class. Finally, the relationship between each possible pair of the 12 syndromes was examined. Some… CONTINUE READING

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