RESEARCH DIAGNOSTIC CRITERIA (RDC)

A collection of psychiatric diagnostic criteria originally published in the 1970s. These criteria allowed a diagnosis to be homogenous within psychiatric research.

RESEARCH DIAGNOSTIC CRITERIA (RDC): "Research diagnostic criteria were created for the purpose of allowing diagnoses to be consistent throughout psychiatric research."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "RESEARCH DIAGNOSTIC CRITERIA (RDC)," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/research-diagnostic-criteria-rdc/ (accessed January 17, 2021).
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