Accuracy of the diagnoses of affective disorders and schizophrenia in public hospitals

A. E. Pulver, W. T. Carpenter, L. Adler, J. McGrath

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Abstract

The authors compared hospital diagnoses with best-estimate research diagnoses of affective disorders and schizophrenia for patients admitted to public psychiatric hospitals in Maryland. The concern that there is overdiagnosis of schizophrenia and underdiagnosis of affective disorders was not supported by this study.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)218-220
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican Journal of Psychiatry
Volume145
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - 1988
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychiatry and Mental health

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