Chapter 16. Classification in Infant and Child Psychiatry

  1. Ihsan M. Salloum Professor of Psychiatry Director3,4 and
  2. Juan E. Mezzich Professor of Psychiatry Director Past President5,6
  1. Sam Tyano Professor Emeritus1 and
  2. Lior Schapir2

Published Online: 11 MAY 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470743485.ch16

Psychiatric Diagnosis: Challenges and Prospects

Psychiatric Diagnosis: Challenges and Prospects

How to Cite

Tyano, S. and Schapir, L. (2009) Classification in Infant and Child 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.ch16

Editor Information

  1. 3

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

  2. 4

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

  3. 5

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

  4. 6

    World Psychiatric Association, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Tel Aviv University School of Medicine, Israel

  2. 2

    GEHA Mental Health Center, Tel Aviv University School of Medicine, Israel

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:

  • classification in infant and child psychiatry;
  • age-adapted scales;
  • conduct disorder in children may develop into depression in adolescents;
  • first multi-axial system;
  • failure to thrive (FTT);
  • parent–infant relationship disorders;
  • psycho-social stressors classification;
  • Infant-Toddler Mental Status Examination

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Necessity of Special Psychiatric Classifications for Infants and Children

  • History of Child Psychiatry Classification

  • Current Multi-Axial Classifications for Infant and Children's Psychiatric Disorders - DC: 0-3R, ICD-10, DSM IV-TR, and other Classification Systems in Use

  • Stability

  • Differences Between ICD-10 AND DSM-IV-TR

  • Discussion on the Present and the Future of Psychiatric Classification of Infants And Children

  • References