Chapter 26. Experience and Implications of the Latin American Guide for Psychiatric Diagnosis

  1. Ihsan M. Salloum Professor of Psychiatry Director7,8 and
  2. Juan E. Mezzich Professor of Psychiatry Director Past President9,10
  1. Ángel Otero-Ojeda Professor1,2,3,4 and
  2. Carlos E. Berganza Professor of Child Psychiatry Past President5,6

Published Online: 11 MAY 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470743485.ch26

Psychiatric Diagnosis: Challenges and Prospects

Psychiatric Diagnosis: Challenges and Prospects

How to Cite

Otero-Ojeda, Á. and Berganza, C. E. (2009) Experience and Implications of the Latin American Guide for Psychiatric Diagnosis, in Psychiatric Diagnosis: Challenges and Prospects (eds I. M. Salloum and J. E. Mezzich), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470743485.ch26

Editor Information

  1. 7

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

  2. 8

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

  3. 9

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

  4. 10

    World Psychiatric Association, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Havana University School of Medicine, Cuba

  2. 2

    Section on Diagnosis and Classification, Latin American Psychiatric Association, USA

  3. 3

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

  4. 4

    Cuban Glossary of Psychiatry, Cuba

  5. 5

    San Carlos University School of Medicine, Guatemala

  6. 6

    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:

  • Latin American Guide for Psychiatric Diagnosis;
  • phenomena relevant to psychiatric diagnosis and nosology - universal nature and local nature;
  • GLADP, organizing in four main parts;
  • Latin American Guide for Psychiatric Diagnosis, incorporating comprehensive diagnostic system;
  • second component of the GLADP comprehensive diagnostic formulation - innovative idiographic formulation;
  • project implementation and dissemination tasks, implying on teaching activities

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction: Historical Background and Development

  • Construction of the Gladp

  • The Gladp Project

  • ConclusionS

  • References