• Published 2015

Inpatient Psychiatric Referrals to General Hospital Psychiatry Unit in a Tertiary Care Teaching Hospital in Andhra Pradesh

@inproceedings{Kumar2015InpatientPR,
  title={Inpatient Psychiatric Referrals to General Hospital Psychiatry Unit in a Tertiary Care Teaching Hospital in Andhra Pradesh},
  author={Gayathri S Kumar and D. Kodanda Rami Reddy and Anushanemani},
  year={2015}
}
Background: There is a dearth of studies which are related to consultation-liaison psychiatry in India. The psychiatric referral rates in India are very low, considering the higher rates of psychiatric morbidity in patients who attend various departments of a hospital. Studying the pattern of psychiatric referrals may pave the way for interventions to improve the current scenario. Methods: The study population comprised of all the in patients who were referred for psychiatric consultation from… CONTINUE READING

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