Chapter 15. Specificities of Diagnosis and Classification in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

  1. Ihsan M. Salloum Professor of Psychiatry Director6,7 and
  2. Juan E. Mezzich Professor of Psychiatry Director Past President8,9
  1. Michel Botbol Member1,2,3 and
  2. Carlos E. Berganza Professor of Child Psychiatry Past President4,5

Published Online: 11 MAY 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470743485.ch15

Psychiatric Diagnosis: Challenges and Prospects

Psychiatric Diagnosis: Challenges and Prospects

How to Cite

Botbol, M. and Berganza, C. E. (2009) Specificities of Diagnosis and Classification in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, in Psychiatric Diagnosis: Challenges and Prospects (eds I. M. Salloum and J. E. Mezzich), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470743485.ch15

Editor Information

  1. 6

    Division of Alcohol and Substance Abuse: Treatment and Research, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, FL, USA

  2. 7

    Section on Classification, Diagnostic Assessment and Nomenclature, World Psychiatric Association, FL, USA

  3. 8

    International Center for Mental Health and Division of Psychiatric Epidemiology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York University, NY, USA

  4. 9

    World Psychiatric Association, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    World Psychiatric Association Zonal Representative for Western Europe, USA

  2. 2

    Steering committee of the Institutional Program on Psychiatry for the Person, USA

  3. 3

    Section on Psychoanalysis in Psychiatry, World Psychiatric Association, USA

  4. 4

    San Carlos University School of Medicine, Guatemala

  5. 5

    Executive Committee on the Latin American Guide for Psychiatric Diagnosis, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 MAY 2009
  2. Published Print: 27 MAR 2009

Book Series:

  1. World Psychiatric Association Evidence and Experience in Psychiatry Series

Book Series Editors:

  1. Helen Herrman

Series Editor Information

  1. WPA Secretary for Publications, University of Melbourne, Australia

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470725696

Online ISBN: 9780470743485

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Keywords:

  • diagnosis and classification in child and adolescent psychiatry;
  • psychotic disharmony;
  • multiplex developmental disorders;
  • Latin American Guide for Psychiatric Diagnosis (GLADP);
  • obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD);
  • ‘Conduct Disorders’ category;
  • attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD);
  • clinical psychiatric syndromes;
  • GLADP's diagnostic model - clinical disorders, disabilities, contextual factors, quality of life

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Symptomatic Specificities

  • Developmental Specificities

  • Environmental Specificities

  • Prognostic Specificities

  • Alternative Nosological Proposals in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

  • Conclusions

  • References