Psychotic disorders in DSM-5 and ICD-11

  title={Psychotic disorders in DSM-5 and ICD-11},
  author={Falko Biedermann and W. Wolfgang Fleischhacker},
  journal={CNS Spectrums},
  pages={349 - 354}
The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition (DSM-5) was published by the American Psychiatric Association (APA) in 2013, and the Work Group on the Classification of Psychotic disorders (WGPD), installed by the World Health Organization (WHO), is expected to publish the new chapter about schizophrenia and other primary psychotic disorders in 2017. We reviewed the available literature to summarize the major changes, innovations, and developments of both manuals. If… 

Schizophrenia in ICD-11: Comparison of ICD-10 and DSM-5.

  • Rubén Valle
  • Medicine, Psychology
    Revista de psiquiatria y salud mental
  • 2020

Psychotische Störungen in der ICD-11: Die Revisionen

Changes include abandoning the classical subtypes of Schizophrenia as well as of the special significance of Schneider's first-rank symptoms, resulting in the general requirement of two key features in the definition of "Schizophrenia" in the ICD-11-definitions of psychotic disorders.

ICD-11 vs. ICD-10 - a review of updates and novelties introduced in the latest version of the WHO International Classification of Diseases.

The article summarizes and discusses the most important changes in ICD with the introduction of ICD-11, both in the coding system and in individual subchapters covering mental health issues.

Psychosis Biotypes: Replication and Validation from the B-SNIP Consortium

Study of two large samples of cases with schizophrenia, schizoaffective, and bipolar I disorder with psychosis, presentations with clinical features of hallucinations, delusions, thought disorder, affective, or negative symptoms found a biomarker approach to subtyping psychosis cases captured neurobiological homology that was missed by conventional clinical diagnoses.

Dilemmas in the treatment of early-onset first-episode psychosis

A detailed and well-informed assessment of psychotic symptoms and comorbidities, a systematic approach to treatment with minimum possible medication doses and close monitoring of its effectiveness and adverse effects, and multidimensional interventions taking into consideration risks and expectations associated with EOP are paramount in the achievement of the most favourable outcomes for affected children and young people.

Clinical Approaches to Late-Onset Psychosis

Further research involving larger samples, more trials with different countries working in consortia, and unified operational definitions for diagnosis will help elaborate the clinical characteristics of late-onset psychosis and lead to the development of treatment approaches.


The present article focuses on the evolution of the term schizotypy, its current understanding, the possibilities of psychometric assessment in relation to contemporary constructs of personality and on clinical considerations for improved detection and intervention in this field.



Psychotische Störungen in ICD-11

The main proposals include changes to the chapter title, the replacement of existing schizophrenia subtypes with symptom specifiers, stricter diagnostic criteria for schizoaffective disorder, a reorganization of the delusional disorders and the acute and transient psychotic disorders, as well as the revision of course specifiers.

Classifying psychosis – Challenges and opportunities

The main proposed revisions include changes to the number and types of symptoms of schizophrenia, the replacement of existing schizophrenia subtypes with dimensional assessments or symptom specifiers, different modifications of the criteria for schizoaffective disorder, and a reorganization of the delusional disorders and the acute and transient psychotic disorders in ICD-11.

Neuroscience, clinical evidence, and the future of psychiatric classification in DSM-5.

In the initial stages of development of the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5), we expected that some of the limitations of the current psychiatric

Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders in Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM)-5: Clinical Implications of Revisions from DSM-IV

  • R. Tandon
  • Psychology, Medicine
    Indian journal of psychological medicine
  • 2014
The major revisions in the definition of schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders from DSM-IV to DSM-5 are summarized along with the implications of these changes for clinical practice.

Psychotic disorders in DSM-5: summary of changes.

Impact of DSM-5 changes on the diagnosis and acute treatment of schizophrenia.

OBJECTIVE To examine the consequences and validity of changes in Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM)-5 diagnostic criteria for schizophrenia, eg, omission of subtypes, using a

The development of the ICD‐11 Clinical Descriptions and Diagnostic Guidelines for Mental and Behavioural Disorders

Using the information provided in the Content Forms as source material, the ICD‐11 CDDG are being developed with a uniform structure and are currently being tested in a series of Internet‐based field studies using standardized case material, and will also be tested in clinical settings.

The Validity of the DSM-IV Diagnostic Classification System of Non-Affective Psychoses

The results do not support the validity of schizophrenia subtypes, but schizophrenia can be distinguished from brief psychotic disorder and psychotic disorder not otherwise specified.

Schizoaffective Disorder in the DSM-5

Definition and description of schizophrenia in the DSM-5