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Title: The ICD-10 classification of mental and behavioural disorders : clinical descriptions and diagnostic guidelines
Other Titles: Classification internationale des troubles mentaux et des troubles du comportement : descriptions cliniques et directives pour le diagnostic
CIE 10 : Trastornos mentales y del comportamiento : descripciones cli̕nicas y pautas para el diagnóstico
International classification of diseases. -- 10th revision
Authors: World Health Organization
Issue Date: 1992
Publisher: Geneva : World Health Organization
Language: English
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Abstract: Provides clinical descriptions, diagnostic guidelines, and codes for all mental and behavioural disorders commonly encountered in clinical psychiatry. The book was developed from chapter V of the Tenth Revision of the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems (ICD-10). The clinical descriptions and diagnostic guidelines were finalized after extensive field testing by over 700 clinicians and researchers in 110 institutes in 40 countries, making this book the product of the largest ever research effort designed to improve psychiatric diagnosis. Every effort has been made to define categories whose existence is scientifically justifiable as well as clinically useful. The classification divides disorders into ten groups according to major common themes or descriptive likeness, a new feature which makes for increased convenience of use. For each disorder, the book provides a full description of the main clinical features and all other important but less specific associated features. Diagnostic guidelines indicate the number, balance, and duration of symptoms usually required before a confident diagnosis can be made. Inclusion and exclusion criteria are also provided, together with conditions to be considered in differential diagnosis. The guidelines are worded so that a degree of flexibility is retained for diagnostic decisions in clinical work, particularly in the situation where provisional diagnosis may have to be made before the clinical picture is entirely clear or information is complete
Description: Replaces the glossaries and guides to classification to mental disorders which were published in conjunction/accordance with the ICD-8 (1974) and ICD-9 (1978)
362 p.
Subject: Mental Disorders
Context: classification diagnosis
URI: http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/37958
ISBN: 7117019573 (Chinese)
Other Identifiers: 9241544228
9607308379 (Greek)
8385688250 (Polish)
5830800810 (Russian)
8617023236 (Serbian)
9759573008 (Turkish)
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