What are the benefits of using diagnostic labels to identify and describe abnormal behavior? What are the risks of using diagnostic labels to identify and describe abnormal behavior?
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Hello vzePurpose of applying diagnostic label to identify and describe abnormal behavior areTo enable communication,regarding the diagnosis with other medical communityTo facilitate comprehension of the underlying cause ( for example - There are disease which are known to have genetic inheritance,and if we are diagnosing a particular disease,automatically other can infer from the diagnosis and will search for genetic inheritance if that patient comes to them)To aid prediction of the prognosis (For example if someone has diagnosed Simple Schizophrenia which has a poor prognosis,and if he comes to me for second opinion I will tell him it has a poor prognosis )Risk of using diagnostic labels to identify and describe abnormal behavior isSocial stigma to the patientsPatient no more a human but a label.Regards-------------------------------Press "ACCEPT" if your question has been answered,so that I can be paid for it!Positive Feedback is always appreciated.Please ask any follow up question freely.If you are not satisfied with the answer,please do not click ACCEPT button and tell me so that I can REQUEST other experts here to answer it..Dr Vikas M.B.B.S, M.D39591.3822529745
M.B.B.S ; M.D (Psychiatry and Deaddiction), MS. Health Informatics