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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 (a1), Alan J. Romanoski (a1), Gerald Nestadt (a1), Raman Chahal (a1), Altaf Merchant (a1), Sam Shapiro (a1), Morton Kramer (a1), James Anthony (a1), Ernest M. Gruenberg (a1) and Paul R. McHugh (a1)...

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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.

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1Address for correspondence: Dr Marshal Folstein,Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Room 320 Osler, 600 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA.

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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 (a1), Alan J. Romanoski (a1), Gerald Nestadt (a1), Raman Chahal (a1), Altaf Merchant (a1), Sam Shapiro (a1), Morton Kramer (a1), James Anthony (a1), Ernest M. Gruenberg (a1) and Paul R. McHugh (a1)...

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