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What/Where is the ICD 10 used?
The ICD 10 is the international classification for diseases, it is a diagnostic criteria used in the UK.
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What/Where is the DSM-V used?
The DSM-V is the diagnostic and statistical manual of mental health disorders, it is the diagnostic criteria for the USA.
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Why are these diagnostic criteria important for diagnosis?
They are important because they enable Doctors and psychologists to report and monitor diseases in a consistent and reliable way.
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What is the %age of people that are affected by schizophrenia?
The disorder affects 1 in 100 people, it generally occurs in adulthood.
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Who introduced the term 'Schizophrenia'?
Bleuler in 1911, introduced this term to refer to splitting of the mind.
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What %age of schizophrenics commit suicide?
15% as many of the symptoms for schizophrenia are similar to those of depression, so the patient could also suffer from that, this is co-morbidity.
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How many sub-types for schizophrenia are there?
5, paranoid, catatonic, hebephrenic, undifferentiated and residual.
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How long do symptoms need to be present in order to diagnose from both the ICD and DSM?
ICD 10 - at least one month
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