Liaison psychiatry in general practice.

  title={Liaison psychiatry in general practice.},
  author={A. Richard Mitchell},
  journal={British journal of hospital medicine},
  volume={30 2},
  pages={100-2, 106}
In the WHO (1973) working group report on psychiatry and primary medical care, six reasons why the GP must remain the first-contact physician for psychiatric morbidity are outlined: 1. Mentally disturbed patients often present with physical complaints 2. Physical illness and psychiatric disorder do coexist 3. There is still a major stigma associated with… CONTINUE READING