Strengths And Limitations Of The Psychiatric Classification System

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1.2 Explain the key strengths and limitations of the psychiatric classification system? The classification of mental disorders is a key aspect of psychiatry and other mental health professions and an important issue for people who may be diagnosed. The key strengths of the psychiatric classification system are the inappropriate behaviours displayed by individuals are dealt with, all disorders are arranged, organised and described in an acceptable manner and order, it is used all over the world so correct diagnoses and treatment are used. The key limitations of the psychiatric classification system are the system does not explain the causes of mental ill health, it can categorise into incorrect boxes, it does not include ‘atypical’ systems,

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