Diagnosis and Clinical Measurement in Psychiatry
A Reference Manual for SCAN
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Diagnosis and Clinical Measurement in Psychiatry by J. K. Wing
Book DescriptionIn order to help people with a mental illness it is important to be able to understand and measure the severity of the experiences that they find distressing and disabling and which can affect their behaviour. SCAN is a form of interview, found acceptable to patients, which provides a detailed and accurate picture of 'mental state'. When analysed by computer it provides a diagnosis that is comparable wherever the system is used. The 9th edition of the Present State Examination (PSE-9) was published in 1974 and served to link the two main approaches to the description and classification of psychological problems. PSE-10/SCAN builds on the experience of extensive tests using PSE-9. It retains the main features of PSE-9 and links together the two international classification systems, ICD-10 and DSM-IV. This reference manual is a companion to the SCAN interview schedule and software. It describes the rationale and development of the system and provides a valuable introduction to its uses.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521033497
(228mm x 152mm x 10mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 1-Feb-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author J. K. Wing
Measurement and Classification of Psychiatric Symptoms, Paperback (June 2011)
This book was published in 1974 as a guide to a method of partially standardising the assessment of a subject's mental state.
Institutionalism and Schizophrenia, Paperback (May 2009)
This book studies the relationship between institutionalism and schizophrenia in the lives of mental patients.
Diagnosis and Clinical Measurement in Psychiatry, Hardback (December 1998)
A valuable reference manual which supports SCAN/PSE-10 in describing its rationale, development and an introduction to its uses.
Handbook of Psychiatry: Volume 3, Psychoses of Uncertain Aetiology, Paperback (October 1982)» View all books by J. K. Wing
A comprehensive 1983 account of the pathology, treatment and prognosis of conditions such as schizophrenia, manic depression and autism.
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