International Surveys on the Use of ICD-10 and Related Diagnostic Systems

  title={International Surveys on the Use of ICD-10 and Related Diagnostic Systems},
  author={Juan Enrique Mezzich},
  pages={72 - 75}
  • J. Mezzich
  • Published 1 June 2002
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Psychopathology
Several interesting surveys on the use of diagnostic systems have been conducted over the past two decades, initially focused on ICD-9 and DSM-III and then on more recent editions of these systems. They have reported on the extent and perceived value of their use as well as offered recommendations for future systems. The widest survey to date is that on ICD-10 and related systems recently conducted by the WHO Committee on Evaluating and Updating the ICD-10 Mental Health Component and the WPA… 

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