More Details about Public Health Aspects of Diagnosis and Classification of Mental and Behavioral Disorders Refining the Research Agenda for DSM-5 and ICD-11

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Author(s)Norman Sartorius and Darrel A Regier and Patricia Esparza and Benedetto Saraceno and Shekhar Saxena
PublisherAmerican Psychiatric Association Publishing
ISBN9780890423493
Pages303
BindingSoftbound
LanguageEnglish
Publish YearJune 2012

Description

Public Health Aspects of Diagnosis and Classification of Mental and Behavioral Disorders: Refining the Research Agenda for DSM-5 and ICD-11 provides a comprehensive summary of the current state of mental health classification in the United States and internationally, fostering a better understanding of primary research and clinical needs and facilitating the efforts of service planners, researchers and trainees to address current use of psychiatric diagnosis in the public health sector. The volume reflects the proceedings of a research planning conference convened by the APA and World Health Organization (WHO) that focused on public health aspects of the diagnosis and classification of mental disorders. Highly relevant to the ongoing development of DSM-5 and ICD-11, the book includes the background papers prepared and presented by the Conference Expert Groups. The resulting collection: Discusses the current state of mental illness prevention efforts and the role of public health in supporting them -- critical topics, given that development.