Case formulation and management using pattern-based formulation (PBF) methodology: clinical case 1.

@article{Fernando2014CaseFA,
  title={Case formulation and management using pattern-based formulation (PBF) methodology: clinical case 1.},
  author={Irosh Fernando and Martin F. Cohen},
  journal={Australasian psychiatry : bulletin of Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists},
  year={2014},
  volume={22 1},
  pages={32-40}
}
OBJECTIVE A tool for psychiatric case formulation known as pattern-based formulation (PBF) has been recently introduced. This paper presents an application of this methodology in formulating and managing complex clinical cases. METHOD The symptomatology of the clinical presentation has been parsed into individual clinical phenomena and interpreted by… CONTINUE READING