Skip to content
Register Sign in Wishlist

Diagnostic Criteria for Functional Psychoses

$84.00 (G)

  • Date Published: December 2006
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521035125

$ 84.00 (G)
Paperback

Add to cart Add to wishlist

Other available formats:
Hardback, eBook


Looking for an examination copy?

If you are interested in the title for your course we can consider offering an examination copy. To register your interest please contact collegesales@cambridge.org providing details of the course you are teaching.

Description
Product filter button
Description
Contents
Resources
Courses
About the Authors
  • The functional psychoses, medical diseases with no known biological causes (for example, schizophrenia and anxiety disorders), continue to be classed as illnesses of unknown origin, and the validity of diagnostic concepts therefore also depends on extrinsic criteria such as course and outcome, results of biological and genetic investigation, and response to treatment. Operational diagnostic criteria, or the process of defining a psychosis by studying its manifestations, are the main subject of this book, which presents a comprehensive review of the present state of diagnostic formulations for functional psychoses. From the early nosological and pathogenetic concepts of Kraepelin, Bleuler. Schneider, and Kasanin, the authors trace the development, internationally, of the various classifications of the functional psychoses, culminating among others in those embodied in the latest International Classification of Diseases (ICD) and Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM) formulations. This is a revised and expanded edition of Diagnostic Criteria for Schizophrenic and Affective Psychoses and is also published under the auspices of the World Psychiatric Association. Diagnostic criteria have been selected for inclusion on the basis of their historic importance, their influence on current diagnostic systems, their international scope, and their scientific importance.

    • The definitive review of diagnostic criteria for functional psychoses, the most serious group of mental illness
    • Traces the development of the DSM and ICD classifications, the two leading international systems of psychiatric diagnosis
    • Places these in historical and scientific context
    • Published under the auspices of the World Psychiatric Association
    • This is a revised and expanded edition of Diagnostic Criteria for Schizophrenia and Alternative Psychoses, originally published by American Psychiatric Press
    Read more

    Reviews & endorsements

    "...a convenient resource that outlines a number of diverse classification systems and provides a concise discussion of the history of each system and its impact on the field." Timothy J. Trull, Contemporary Psychology

    Customer reviews

    Not yet reviewed

    Be the first to review

    Review was not posted due to profanity

    ×

    , create a review

    (If you're not , sign out)

    Please enter the right captcha value
    Please enter a star rating.
    Your review must be a minimum of 12 words.

    How do you rate this item?

    ×

    Product details

    • Date Published: December 2006
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521035125
    • length: 288 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 154 x 18 mm
    • weight: 0.444kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    List of authors
    Preface
    Part I. Introduction
    Part II. Schizophrenic Psychoses
    Part III. Affective Psychoses
    Part IV. Schizoaffective Psychoses
    Part V. Delusional (Paranoid) Psychoses
    Part VI. Bibliography.

  • Authors

    P. Berner, Universität Wien, Austria

    E. Gabriel

    H. Katschnig, Universität Wien, Austria

    W. Kieffer, Universität Wien, Austria

    K. Koehler

    G. Lenz

Sign In

Please sign in to access your account

Cancel

Not already registered? Create an account now. ×

Sorry, this resource is locked

Please register or sign in to request access. If you are having problems accessing these resources please email lecturers@cambridge.org

Register Sign in
Please note that this file is password protected. You will be asked to input your password on the next screen.

» Proceed

You are now leaving the Cambridge University Press website. Your eBook purchase and download will be completed by our partner www.ebooks.com. Please see the permission section of the www.ebooks.com catalogue page for details of the print & copy limits on our eBooks.

Continue ×

Continue ×

Continue ×

Find content that relates to you

Join us online

This site uses cookies to improve your experience. Read more Close

Are you sure you want to delete your account?

This cannot be undone.

Cancel

Thank you for your feedback which will help us improve our service.

If you requested a response, we will make sure to get back to you shortly.

×
Please fill in the required fields in your feedback submission.
×