Three Approaches to Understanding and Classifying Mental Disorder: ICD-11, DSM-5, and the National Institute of Mental Health's Research Domain Criteria (RDoC).

@article{Clark2017ThreeAT,
  title={Three Approaches to Understanding and Classifying Mental Disorder: ICD-11, DSM-5, and the National Institute of Mental Health's Research Domain Criteria (RDoC).},
  author={Lee Clark and Bruce N. Cuthbert and Roberto Lewis-Fern{\'a}ndez and William E. Narrow and Geoffrey M. Reed},
  journal={Psychological science in the public interest : a journal of the American Psychological Society},
  year={2017},
  volume={18 2},
  pages={
          72-145
        }
}
The diagnosis of mental disorder initially appears relatively straightforward: Patients present with symptoms or visible signs of illness; health professionals make diagnoses based primarily on these symptoms and signs; and they prescribe medication, psychotherapy, or both, accordingly. However, despite a dramatic expansion of knowledge about mental disorders during the past half century, understanding of their components and processes remains rudimentary. We provide histories and descriptions… CONTINUE READING

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