Are these results clinically relevant?BMJ 2011; 342 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.d1952 (Published 18 April 2011) Cite this as: BMJ 2011;342:d1952
- Sameer Jauhar, specialty registrar in psychiatry1,
- Stephen M Lawrie, head2
- 1Sackler Institute of Psychobiological Research, Institute of Neurological Sciences, Southern General Hospital, Glasgow, UK
- 2Division of Psychiatry, Royal Edinburgh Hospital, Edinburgh, EH10 5HF, UK
Competing interests: None declared.
Kuepper and colleagues’ results are based on the Munich version of the composite international diagnostic interview (M-CIDI), which is not a valid diagnostic tool, so any clinical interpretation should be made cautiously.1 The CIDI itself was devised as an epidemiological tool, and the …