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Developmental psychopathology and classification in childhood and adolescence

Stephen Scott

in New Oxford Textbook of Psychiatry

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print February 2012 | ISBN: 9780199696758
Published online October 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191743221 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199696758.003.0208
Developmental psychopathology and classification in childhood and adolescence

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Classification of child psychiatric conditions has advanced enormously in the last 20 years. There is a much stronger empirical basis to support current schemes, which are grounded in the many scientific disciplines that contribute to developmental psychopathology. Nonetheless there are considerable obstacles to overcome if DSM V and ICD 11 are to be major steps forward.

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Subjects: Psychiatry

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