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World J Psychiatr. May 19, 2021; 11(5): 169-180
Published online May 19, 2021. doi: 10.5498/wjp.v11.i5.169
Implications from translational cross-validation of clinical assessment tools for diagnosis and treatment in psychiatry
Katrin Aryutova, Rositsa Paunova, Sevdalina Kandilarova, Anna Todeva-Radneva, Drozdstoy Stoyanov
Katrin Aryutova, Rositsa Paunova, Sevdalina Kandilarova, Anna Todeva-Radneva, Drozdstoy Stoyanov, Department of Psychiatry and Medical Psychology, Scientific Research Institute, Medical University of Plovdiv, Plovdiv 4002, Bulgaria
Author contributions: Stoyanov D contributed conceptualization; Aryutova K and Paunova R wrote the original draft; Kandilarova S and Todeva-Radneva A reviewed and edited the manuscript; Paunova R contributed visualization; Kandilarova S contributed supervision; all authors have read and agreed to the published version of the manuscript.
Conflict-of-interest statement: None to be declared.
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Corresponding author: Drozdstoy Stoyanov, DSc, MD, PhD, Full Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Medical Psychology, Scientific Research Institute, Medical University of Plovdiv, Vassil Aprilov 15a, Plovdiv 4002, Bulgaria. drozdstoy.stoyanov@mu-plovdiv.bg
Received: February 19, 2021
Peer-review started: February 19, 2021
First decision: March 16, 2021
Revised: March 17, 2021
Accepted: March 31, 2021
Article in press: March 31, 2021
Published online: May 19, 2021
Core Tip

Core Tip: The current review is focused on the translational approach in the management of schizophrenia and mood disorders, as well as the adaptation of new transdisciplinary diagnostic tools such as neuroimaging with concurrently administered psychopathological questionnaires and integration of the results into the therapeutic framework using various advanced instrumental biomedical tools such as electro-convulsive therapy, transcranial magnetic stimulation, transcranial direct current stimulation and deep brain stimulation.