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Februar 9, 2017

In ICD-11, Anxiety and Fear-Related Disorders that manifest across the lifespan are brought together under a new grouping.

Anxiety and Fear-Related Disorders are the most common of all mental and behavioural disorders across the globe and are associated with significant disability, economic costs and loss of quality of life.

CARY KOGAN

Dezember 12, 2016

People diagnosed with schizophrenia die prematurely at an alarmingly high rate. The main causes of premature death among people with schizophrenia are medical illnesses that are preventable and treatable.

Dezember 12, 2016

For the first time in over three and a half decades, a bill created by the Indian federal government seeks to decriminalize suicide, but the bill must be approved by the Indian Parliament (..)

Oktober 26, 2016

Having a transgender identity is conceived as a mental disorder in current classification systems (ICD-10 and DSM-5).

Juni 6, 2016

The WHO ICD approach has been to work with practicing clinicians around the world to gain their astute input about their perceptions and what they are seeing in their practices.

Juni 6, 2016

The ICD-11 represents a significant advance in classification of Feeding and Eating Disorders.