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Discuss the issues surrounding classification and diagnosis of schizophrenia (24marks)

There are a variety of issues surrounding the classification and diagnosis of schizophrenia. One issue
that arises is that the patient may have been misdiagnosed about their illness. This is because of
cultural context. The psychiatrist could be…

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the clinicians come to the same conclusion about the diagnosis. However, it is confusing to have
several criteria's for schizophrenia because clinicians cannot agree on one definition of defining what
the diagnosis is, which further emphasises on the point that all definitions are large and based on
opinions.…

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Thanks! How many marks would this get?

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