Psychology- Schizophrenia Classification and Diagnosis

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  • Created on: 09-12-12 13:06


-Clinicians use classification systems, groups of symptoms can be classed as a syndrome. Has a cause so mental illnesses are treated like physical illnesses... diagnosed, treated and cured.

-DSM-IV (Diasnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders 4th edition), American Psychiatric Association. 5 axes: Clinical disorders is where schiz lies. Places…


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