Impact of psychotherapy. Does it affect frequency of visits to family physicians?

@article{Golden1997ImpactOP,
  title={Impact of psychotherapy. Does it affect frequency of visits to family physicians?},
  author={Gina Golden},
  journal={Canadian family physician Medecin de famille canadien},
  year={1997},
  volume={43},
  pages={1098-102}
}
  • Gina Golden
  • Published 1997 in
    Canadian family physician Medecin de famille…
OBJECTIVE To investigate whether a course of psychotherapy with a psychologist affected the frequency of patients' visits to their family doctors. DESIGN Retrospective analysis of patients' medical records to determine the frequency of visits to their family doctors in the 6 months before psychotherapy, during therapy, and in the 6 months after therapy. SETTING A teaching family medical centre in London, Ont. PARTICIPANTS Thirty-three patients who had completed a course of psychotherapy… CONTINUE READING