ICD-11 Mental, behavioural or neurodevelopmental disorders: innovations and managing implementation
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Department of Psychiatry, Medical Faculty, LVR-Klinikum Düsseldorf, Heinrich-Heine-University, Düsseldorf, Germany
2WHO Collaborating Centre for Quality Assurance and Empowerment in Mental Health, Düsseldorf, Germany
Katedra Psychiatrii UJ CM, Klinika Psychiatrii Dorosłych
Submission date: 2019-08-02
Acceptance date: 2019-08-02
Online publication date: 2019-09-07
Publication date: 2019-09-07
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Katarzyna Cyranka   

Katedra Psychiatrii UJ CM, Klinika Psychiatrii Dorosłych
Arch Psych Psych 2019;21(3):7-12
The International Classification of Diseases (ICD) by the World Health Organization (WHO) is the leading classification system for mental, behavioural or neurodevelopmental disorders (MBND) and somatic disorders worldwide (Gaebel et al., 2018). The eleventh revision of ICD - ICD-11 - was released by WHO in June 2018 and approved by the World Health Assembly (WHA) in May 2019. The ICD-11 is an open source for the global community of clinicians in various settings, researchers, consumers, administrators, policy makers and governments. The ICD serves as a tool for clinical documentation and population statistics (Gaebel et al., 2017). To meet the needs of various users, different versions for different purpose will be available:
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