List of diagnostic classification and rating scales used in psychiatry

The following diagnostic systems and rating scales are used in psychiatry and clinical psychology.

Diagnostic classificationEdit

Diagnostic criteriaEdit

Interview instruments using the above criteriaEdit

Rating scalesEdit



Autism spectrumEdit


Dementia and cognitive impairmentEdit



Eating disordersEdit

Mania and bipolar disorderEdit

Personality and personality disordersEdit

Schizophrenia and psychosisEdit


Global scalesEdit

See alsoEdit


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