International Classification of Diseases 11th Revision (ICD-11)

What is ICD-11? ICD–11 allows countries to count and identify their most pressing health issues by using an up-to-date and clinically relevant classification system.

A central difference between ICD-11 and ICD-10 regarding chapter structure is the omission of a separate disorder grouping for mental and behavioral disorders with onset during childhood and adolescence.

Examples include mortality, morbidity, primary care reporting, clinical recording, research, patient safety, and reimbursement.

When will ICD-11 come into effect? The new Revision of ICD was endorsed by the World Health Assembly at the 72nd meeting in 2019 and came into effect globally on 1 January 2022. 

Which ICD is currently used? The latest version of the ICD, ICD-11, was adopted by the 72nd World Health Assembly in 2019 and came into effect on 1st January 2022.

When can I buy the ICD-11? ICD-11 will be presented at the World Health Assembly in May 2019 for adoption by the Member States and will come into effect on 1 January 2022.

Does ICD-11 have subtypes of schizophrenia? ICD-11 and DSM-5 have made similar changes in the description of schizophrenia. Both systems removed the subtypes of the disorder