ON CLASSIFICATION OF MENTAL DISORDERS

@article{EssenMller1961ONCO,
  title={ON CLASSIFICATION OF MENTAL DISORDERS},
  author={E Essen-M{\"o}ller},
  journal={Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica},
  year={1961},
  volume={37}
}
  • E. Essen-Möller
  • Published 1 September 1961
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica
For a broad survey of the views and problems involved in the classification of mental disorders, the reader is referred to the excellent work recently prepared by Stengel for the Wor1.d Health Organization (Bulletin of WHO 21, 1959, p. 601). The present paper is limited to a discussion of three apparent sources of the prevailing disagreement on matters of psychiatric classification, here called Inconsistency, Contamination, and Divergency, and to suggesting certain principles to be used for… 
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