Structured Interviews and Diagnostic Systems

  • Leighton C. Whitaker
Part of the Perspectives on Individual Differences book series (PIDF)


During the late 1970s, while the third edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM-III; American Psychiatric Association, 1980) was being developed, the definition of schizophrenia in the United States narrowed, and the concept of schizophrenia as a unitary disease diminished (Haier, 1980). Two considerations contributed greatly to these changes.


Negative Symptom Diagnostic System Positive Symptom Schizoaffective Disorder Thought Disorder 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Leighton C. Whitaker
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  1. 1.Swarthmore CollegeSwarthmoreUSA

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