Schizophrenia is a disorder of unknown aetiology. Over the years, a number of different signs and symptoms have been described to define its clinical picture and to separate it from other disorders. Although there have been numerous attempts in recent years to identify clinically useful laboratory tests or biological markers that might confirm the presence of the disorder, the diagnosis continues to rest upon essentially clinical criteria. The present paper reviews the evidence concerning the diagnosis of schizophrenia as described in Chapter V(F) of the International Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems or ICD-10 [1, 2] and the three latest editions of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-III, DSM-III-R and DSM-IV) [3-5].

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