Are Target Symptoms More Important Than Diagnosis?
The Carlat Child Psychiatry Report, Volume 11, Number 1, January 2020
Research often does not describe the patients who come to our clinics. One of the chief reasons for this is that research studies typically have exclusion criteria that creates more pure populations of subjects with one diagnosis while comorbid diagnosis is more the rule than the exception in child and adolescent mental health care. This article will help clinicians to grapple with this thorny problem.