Preface; Acknowledgements; 1. Measurement and classification of psychiatric symptoms; 2. Development and administration of the PSE; 3. Derivation of 'symptoms' and construction of the ninth edition; 4. Derivation of syndromes: the syndrome checklist; 5. The reliability of PSE and its related diagnostic procedures; 6. The classification of symptoms: the Catego program; 7. The Catego classes; 8. Limitations and uses of the PSE and Catego system; References; Glossary of definitions; Appendix. PSE - full version; Index.
This book was published in 1974 as a guide to a method of partially standardising the assessment of a subject's mental state.