The current diagnosis situation of neurosis in China: Comparison with ICD-10 and DSM-IV

N. Jiang, T. Sato, M. Takeichi

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Neurosis, which is a kind of very common disease in psychiatric disorder, had not been found as a special headline in ICD-10 and DSM-IV, but it is still be used widespreadly in China. We introduce the differences of this concept among Chinese Fundamental Textbook of Psychiatry, the ICD-10 and DSM-IV. As one kind of the diagnosis of neurosis in China, neurasthenia had been paid much attention by the psychiatrists in the world. It is clarified here especially from the aspects of its history and development in China.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)201-203
Number of pages3
JournalInternational Medical Journal
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1999
Externally publishedYes


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  • Medicine(all)

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