Schizophrenia, schizotypal and delusional disorders (section F2): results of the ICD-10 field trial.

@article{Albus1990SchizophreniaSA,
  title={Schizophrenia, schizotypal and delusional disorders (section F2): results of the ICD-10 field trial.},
  author={Margot Albus and Anton Strauss and R. D. Stieglitz},
  journal={Pharmacopsychiatry},
  year={1990},
  volume={23 Suppl 4},
  pages={155-9}
}
To determine whether the use of ICD-10 provides greater diagnostic reliability than ICD-9, a field trial of the ICD-10 draft (WHO, 1987) was carried out. A total of 1,778 diagnoses made on the basis of ICD-10, ICD-9 and, in part, DSM-III were established by 134 clinicians in 10 centres using case reports and interviews. The corrected reliability coefficients of schizophrenic disorders obtained with ICD-10, with kappa-coefficients of reliability of 0.69 for the 2-character category and 0.67 for… CONTINUE READING
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