Chapter 30. Towards a Person-Centred Integrative Diagnosis

  1. Ihsan M. Salloum Professor of Psychiatry Director1,2 and
  2. Juan E. Mezzich Professor of Psychiatry Director Past President3,4
  1. Juan E. Mezzich Professor of Psychiatry Director Past President3,4 and
  2. Ihsan M. Salloum Professor of Psychiatry Director1,2

Published Online: 11 MAY 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470743485.ch30

Psychiatric Diagnosis: Challenges and Prospects

Psychiatric Diagnosis: Challenges and Prospects

How to Cite

Mezzich, J. E. and Salloum, I. M. (2009) Towards a Person-Centred Integrative 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.ch30

Editor Information

  1. 1

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

  2. 2

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

  3. 3

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

  4. 4

    World Psychiatric Association, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

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

  2. 2

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

  3. 3

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

  4. 4

    World Psychiatric Association, 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:

  • towards a person-centred integrative diagnosis;
  • Socrates, Plato and Hippocrates, advocating holism in medicine;
  • Institutional Program of Psychiatry for the Person (IPPP);
  • Person-Centred Integrative Diagnostic model, employing relevant descriptive tools;
  • need-adaptive assessment and treatment approach;
  • Schaffner, presenting multilevel philosophy of science schemas;
  • IPPP components, including conceptual bases, clinical diagnosis, clinical care and public health

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Historical and Conceptual Bases

  • WPA's Institutional Programme on Psychiatry for the Person

  • Conceptual Bases for Person-Centred Integrative Diagnosis

  • Precedence and Resources

  • Basic Theoretical Model of Person-Centred Integrative Diagnosis (PID)

  • Next Steps In PID Development

  • ConclusionS

  • References