RELIABILITY OF PSYCHIATRIC DIAGNOSIS: APPLICATION OF OPERATIONALIZED DIAGNOSTIC CR ITERIA
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- シンリガク センコウシャ ニ ヨル ソウサテキ シンダン キジュン ノ ヒョウ
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Agreement of diagnosis of psychiatric disorders by psychologists was examined in case vignette and inter-rater designs. In the case vignette design, the agreement of 3 graduate psychology students for the Research Diagnostic Criteria (RDC) diagnosis was high for the most of the RDC diagnostic categories, except for Schizotypal Features. In the inter-rater design, disagreement was only observed among 2 out of 11 psychiatric in-patients. This suggested that an operationalized criteria could enable psychologists to establish diagnosis of psychiatric disorders reliably and therefore communicate and collaborate with psychiatric researchers.
- The Japanese Journal of Educational Psychology
The Japanese Journal of Educational Psychology 38 (4), 413-417, 1990
The Japanese Association of Educational Psychology