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ICD-11 Fails to Capture Psychiatric Patients' 'Lived Experience'
eMediNexus,  12 July 2019
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Diagnostic descriptions for schizophrenia and other mental health disorders in the 11th edition of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-11) dont always mirror patients "lived" experience, new research shows.Results from the study examining patients perspectives show that many believe that the descriptions of specific mental illnesses focus on external symptoms rather than the internal felt-experience. The study was published online July 8 in Lancet Psychiatry.
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