Schizophrenia and Related Disorders: Experience with Current Diagnostic Systems

@article{Bertelsen2002SchizophreniaAR,
  title={Schizophrenia and Related Disorders: Experience with Current Diagnostic Systems},
  author={Aksel Bertelsen},
  journal={Psychopathology},
  year={2002},
  volume={35},
  pages={89 - 93}
}
  • A. Bertelsen
  • Published 1 June 2002
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Psychopathology
Schizophrenia and related disorders include a variety of psychotic disorders in the major classification systems, ICD-10 and DSM-IV, with only partial concordance between the two systems. They both rely on demonstrated reliability, but which disorders are the most valid still has to be determined. Particularly for the ICD-10 disorders, only few studies examining external validity have appeared. Disorders of uncertain validity include ‘schizo-affective disorders’ which in ICD-10 contain the DSM… 

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