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Multiaxial Presentation of the ICD-10 for Use in Adult Psychiatry
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  • 2 b/w illus. 3 tables
  • Page extent: 168 pages
  • Size: 228 x 152 mm
  • Weight: 0.26 kg


 (ISBN-13: 9780521714747)

A simple and easy to use triaxial recording system intended for use in clinical, educational and research activities which aims to ensure that disabilities and factors relevant to the management of a mentally ill patient's condition are systematically recorded. It has been prepared and trialled by an international team of experts and has proven easy to use, helpful and applicable to a wide range of cultures and settings. This comprehensive manual provides information on the development of the ICD-10 multiaxial system and describes its structure and use. It details ICD-10 categories for each axis of the system as well as instruments and instructions for their application. The instruments include the ICD-10 multiaxial diagnostic formulation form, WHO short disability assessment schedule (WHO DAS-S) and Axis III checklist.

• Comprehensive including reference section to ICD-10 category definitions as well as field trial results, instructions and definitions • Modern, easy-to-use and multi-culturally acceptable approach to the classification of mental disorder • Companion to ICD-10 - the official WHO classificatory system for reporting mortality and morbidity statistics


Part I. Introduction; Part II: Axis I. Glossary of clinical diagnoses; Axis II. WHO short disability assessment schedule (WHO DAS-S); Axis III. Listing and brief definitions of selected ICD-10 Z categories and specific Z codes; Index; The ICD-10 multi-axial diagnostic formulation form

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