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Table 2 Diagnostic agreement. Referring doctors' diagnoses (ICPC- 1) compared to specialists' (psychiatrist or clinical psychologist) diagnoses (ICD- 10) at discharge

From: Acute psychiatric admissions from an out-of-hours Casualty Clinic; how do referring doctors and admitting specialists agree?

  ICD-10 Specialists' diagnoses at discharge (n = 96)
ICPC-1 TCC-medical doctors' diagnoses at referral (n = 96) Psychoses F20-29, F30.2, F31.2, F19.5 (n = 44) Organic mental disorders F0-9 (n = 1) Use of psychoactive substances F10-19 3 (n = 7) Affective disorders without psychosis F30-39 4 (n = 15) Neurotic, stress related, somatoform disorders F40-49 (n = 10) Personality disorders F60-69 (n = 15) Unspecified mental disorders F99 (n = 4)
Psychoses
(n = 56)1
40 - 1 8 1 3 3
Symptom diagnoses
(n = 10)2
3 1 2 2 1 - 1
Depressive condition P76
(n = 6)
- - - 2 2 2 -
Suicide attempt P77
(n = 18)
- - 2 3 6 7 -
Personality disorders P80
(n = 4)
- - 1 - - 3 -
Mental disorder NEC/ NOS P99
(n = 2)
1 - 1 - - - -
  1. 1P72 Schizophrenia all types, P98 Psychosis not otherwise specified (NOS), P73 Affective psychoses,
  2. 2 P19 Drug misuse, P29 Psychological symptoms of complaints not elsewhere classified (NEC) /NOS,
  3. 3 F10-19 minus F1X.5 -disorders with psychosis,
  4. 4 F30-39 minus F 3X.2 -disorders withpsychotic symptoms