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Update: 12 Point Skinny on ICD-11

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Post #296 Shortlink:

There has been considerable confusion, recently, around the various ICD-11 Beta draft proposals for the revision of ICD-10’s Somatoform disorders.

Confusion, also around the current status of the ICD-10 G93.3 terms, Postviral fatigue syndrome, Benign myalgic encephalomyelitis and Chronic fatigue syndrome within the ICD-11 Beta drafting platform.

This post is an update to Post #291, January 29, 2014, titled:

Between a Rock and a Hard Place: ICD-11 Beta draft: Definition added for “Bodily distress disorder”

and Post #293, February 8, 2014, titled:

Update on classification of the ICD-10 G93.3 categories within the ICD-11 Beta draft

On February 12, WHO posted this disclaimer via its Twitter account:


ME/CFS are not included as Mental & Behavioural Disorders in ICD-10, there is no proposal to do so for ICD-11

Here’s a brief summary of how things stand in the Beta drafting…

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March 1, 2014 at 11:18 am

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