The uk does not use DSM. It's the American classification since they don't use ICD.|
ICD is what we use and it's classification for all diseases not just mental health.
Most psychiatrists aren't bothered with the labels or diagnosis but treat the problems. Personally I couldn't care less if a patient falls into the autism spectrum or not. I want to know what their problem is and how it affects them.
ICD and DSM are more for academic interest than clinical use.
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