A Research Agenda for DSM-V by David J. Kupfer, Visit Amazon's Michael B. First Page,

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This e-book is made of six "white papers" which symbolize the preliminary part of the DSM-V making plans method. those "white papers" additionally function a foundation for examine and dialogue in practise for DSM-V. below collaboration among the yank Psychiatric organization and the nationwide Institute of psychological future health, the booklet attempts to supply path and strength incentives for the improvement of destiny medical classifications.

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All countries in the world are obliged to report health statistics in accordance with the ICD-10 classification. However, for reasons outlined above, the DSM system is becoming, exactly as First and Pincus (1999) suggested, the de facto world standard, certainly for research and therefore increasingly so for clinical discourse. This widens the discrepancy between research findings and administratively important health statistics and estimates of burden of disease. Given the importance of minimizing (if not eliminating) future differences between the two systems, the next revision process could include steps to achieve this goal.

Although much of the research proposed here may not produce definitive results in time for inclusion in DSM-V, the development of definitions of syndromes and criteria with universal applicability has implications that should affect future editions of the manual. References Abroms GM: Psychiatric serialism. Compr Psychiatry 22:372–378, 1981 Alarcón RD: Culture and psychiatric diagnosis. Impact on DSM-IV and ICD-10. Psychiatr Clin North Am 18:449–465, 1995 American Psychiatric Association: Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 3rd Edition.

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