Brief report on the clinical reappraisal of the Diagnostic Interview Schedule carried out at the Johns Hopkins site of the Epidemiological Catchment Area Program of the NIMH

Marshal F. Folstein, Alan J. Romanoski, Gerald Nestadt, Raman Chahal, Altaf Merchant

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Abstract

A psychiatric examination was conducted on 810 community dwelling subjects previously given a diagnosis derived from the Diagnostic Interview Schedule (DIS). The agreement in allocating subjects to a particular disorder was never high enough to encourage the confident replacement of a psychiatric diagnosis with a DIS diagnosis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)809-814
Number of pages6
JournalPsychological medicine
Volume15
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 1985

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Applied Psychology
  • Psychiatry and Mental health

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