List of Contributors.
Criteria for Assessing a Classification in Psychiatry (Assen Jablensky and Robert E. Kendall).
International Classifications and the Diagnosis of Mental Disorders: Strengths, Limitations and Future Perspectives (T Bedirhan Ustun, Somnath Chatterji and Gavin Andrews).
The American Psychiatric Association (APA) Classification of Mental Disorders: Strengths, Limitations and Future Perspectives (Darrel A. Regier, Michael First, Tina Marshall and William E. Narrow).
Implications of Comorbidity for the Classification of Mental Disorders: The Need for a Psychobiology of Coherence (C. Robert Cloninger).
Evolutionary Theory, Culture and Psychiatric Diagnosis (Horacia Fabrega Jr).
The Role of Phenomenology in Psychiatric Diagnosis and Classification (Josef Parnas and Dan Zahavi).
Multiaxial Diagnosis in Psychiatry (Juan E. Mezzich, Aleksandar Janca and Marianne C. Kastrup).
Clinical Assessment Instruments in Psychiatry (Charles B. Pull, Jean-Marc Cloos and Marie-Claire Pull-Erpelding).
Psychiatric Diagnosis and Classification in Primary Care (David Goldberg, Greg Simon and Gavin Andrews).
Psychiatric Diagnosis and Classification in Developing Countries (R. Srinivasa Murthy and Narendra N. Wig).