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Distress and fear disorders: an alternative empirically based taxonomy of the ‘mood’ and ‘anxiety’ disorders
British Journal of Psychiatry (2006)
  • Lee Anna Clark
  • David Watson, University of Iowa
Abstract

The nosological organisation of DSM–IV and ICD–10 does not capture the empirical structure of the mood and anxiety disorders. Instead, they form a broad group of ‘internalising’ disorders with two subclasses: distress disorders and fear disorders. This empirical structure should form the basis for revised taxonomies in DSM–V and ICD–11.

Keywords
  • Distress and fear disorders: an alternative empirically based
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Publication Date
December, 2006
Citation Information
Lee Anna Clark and David Watson. "Distress and fear disorders: an alternative empirically based taxonomy of the ‘mood’ and ‘anxiety’ disorders" British Journal of Psychiatry Vol. 189 (2006)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/lee_anna_clark/2/