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Summarizing his findings, Rosenhan concluded, “The normal are not detectably sane” (p. 252), a damning assertion indeed for advocates of then-current diagnostic systems in psychiatry. DSM-III AND DSM-III-R The publication of DSM-III (APA, 1980) represented a substantial advance in the reliability, validity, and utility of syndromal diagnosis. DSM-III-R, published in 1987, was a DSM-III and DSM-III-R 7 selective revision of DSM-III that retained the advances of the 1980 instrument and incorporated generally modest changes in diagnostic criteria that new clinical research suggested should be a part of the diagnostic system.

895). The latter practice may contribute to the unreliability of personality disorder assessment. Gender and Cultural Bias Corbitt and Widiger (1995) lamented the paucity of empirical findings on gender prevalence rates in the personality disorders (PDs) that contributed to the controversy surrounding DSM-III-R’s estimates that more women than men merit the diagnoses of histrionic PD and dependent PD. The DSM-IV text now avoids specifying gender prevalence rates for these disorders. DSM-IV has also added three PDs (schizoid, schizotypal, and narcissistic) to the three (paranoid, antisocial, and obsessive-compulsive) disorders that DSM-III-R indicated were diagnosed more often in males than in females.

1994; Klein, Ouimette, Kelly, Ferro, & Riso, 1994; Mattanah, Becker, Lexy, Edell, & McGlashan, 1995), in part because of diagnostic stability problems. Diagnostic Stability Even though the DSM-III and DSM-III-R diagnostic criteria markedly enhanced diagnostic reliability, diagnostic stability continued to affect the diagnostic process because of naturally occurring changes in clinical course over time. As the research summarized in this section suggests, diagnostic stability depends both on the reliability of the diagnostic instrument and on the variability of clinical course over time.

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