The General Practitioner and the Psychiatrist

  title={The General Practitioner and the Psychiatrist},
  author={N. J. Bodkin and R. Gaze and G. Gomez and M. J. Howlett and D. Leigh},
  journal={British Medical Journal},
  pages={723 - 725}
The introduction of the domiciliary visit has in many cases brought about a closer liaison between the general practitioner and the specialist. Visits to the patient's home and to the practitioner's surgery, and close acquaintance with the social structure of the district in which the practice lies, are of particular value when the specialty concerned is psychiatry. Since 1949 a relationship has developed between a group of four partners in a general practice and a psychiatrist which 
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