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Overview

WithValery Krasnov

In the former USSR, the clinical approaches, research methodology in psychiatry and organization of mental health care were the same in the Russian Federation and the republics of Central Asia (Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Turkmenistan). The scientific conceptualization of mental diseases and diagnostic criteria were based on the traditions of European and Russian psychiatry of the nineteenth to twentieth centuries.