The diagnosis of schizophrenia: a review of onset and duration issues.

@article{Keith1991TheDO,
  title={The diagnosis of schizophrenia: a review of onset and duration issues.},
  author={Samuel J. Keith and Sin{\'e}ad M. Matthews},
  journal={Schizophrenia bulletin},
  year={1991},
  volume={17 1},
  pages={
          51-67
        }
}
The diagnosis of schizophrenia remains a topic of continuing dialogue both within the United States and internationally, as witnessed by the numerous revisions to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (i.e., DSM-I, DSM-II, DSM-III, and DSM-III-R) and the International Classification of Diseases (i.e., ICD-9, and ICD-10). At issue is how best to characterize patients suffering the debilitating symptoms and chronicity associated with the disease and, at the same time, arrive at a diagnosis that… CONTINUE READING

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