Subthreshold Mental Disorders
Nosological and Research Recommendations
Published in: Advancing DSM: Dilemmas in Psychiatric Diagnosis / Edited By Katharine A. Phillips, Michael B. First and Harold A. Pincus. (Washington, D.C.: American Psychiatric Press, Inc., 2002), ch. 6, p. 129-144
Posted on RAND.org on January 01, 2002
In this chapter, the authors discuss the complicating factors and issues that surround the identification of subthreshold mental conditions. They use depression as the paradigm for other conditions that have subthreshold features.