1. Diagnosis and Revision of the Classification Systems

  1. Wolfgang Gaebel
  1. Assen Jablensky

Published Online: 13 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470978672.ch1

Schizophrenia: Current Science and Clinical Practice

Schizophrenia: Current Science and Clinical Practice

How to Cite

Jablensky, A. (2011) Diagnosis and Revision of the Classification Systems, in Schizophrenia: Current Science and Clinical Practice (ed W. Gaebel), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470978672.ch1

Editor Information

  1. Heinrich-Heine University, Düsseldorf, Germany

Author Information

  1. Centre for Clinical Research in Neuropsychiatry, The University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley WA 6009, Perth, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 APR 2011
  2. Published Print: 1 APR 2011

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: 9780470710548

Online ISBN: 9780470978672

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Keywords:

  • Diagnosis and revision of the classification systems;
  • Origin and evolution of the concept of schizophrenia;
  • Schizophrenia in ICD-10 and DSM-IV;
  • Criteria for assessing the diagnostic classification of schizophrenia;
  • ‘démence précoce’;
  • Bleuler's ‘group of schizophrenias’;
  • ‘loosening of associations’;
  • ‘psychose hallucinatoire chronique’

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Origin and evolution of the concept of schizophrenia

  • Schizophrenia in ICD-10 and DSM-IV

  • Criteria for assessing the diagnostic classification of schizophrenia

  • Revision of the classifications: prospects for schizophrenia

  • Critical issues in the revision process

  • Conclusion

  • References