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Table 1 Details of the steps needed to achieve the semantic comprehension of the Psychopathological Functioning Levels – Rating Scale (PFL-RS) definitions by Mental Health professionals

From: Psychopathological Functioning Levels (PFLs) and their possible relevance in psychiatric treatments: a qualitative research project

Psychopathological Areas Number of revisions
  Internal perspective External perspective
  1st revision 2nd revision Total 1st revision 2nd revision Total
Identity 12 1 13 8 1 9
Comprehension 7 0 7 6 1 7
Negative emotions 7 1 8 8 1 9
Action- regulation 6 0 6 7 0 7
Social relationships 2 3 5 3 1 4
Dysfunctioning levels Number of revisions
  1st revision 2nd revision Total
Level 1 7 0 7
Level 2 5 0 5
Level 3 3 1 4
Level 4 4 7 11
Level 5 11 0 11
Level 6 10 1 11
Level 7 1 0 1