The medical care of patients with psychiatric illness.

@article{Karasu1980TheMC,
  title={The medical care of patients with psychiatric illness.},
  author={Toksoz B. Karasu and S A Waltzman and Jean Pierre Lindenmayer and Patrick J Buckley},
  journal={Hospital & community psychiatry},
  year={1980},
  volume={31 7},
  pages={463-72}
}
A survey of psychiatric inpatient, outpatients, and consultation services of a large general hospital showed a high incidence of undiagnosed physical illnesses in psychiatric patients. The finding is consistent with that of other researchers and highlights the need for a comprehensive medical examination of all psychiatric patients. The authors discuss the clinical diagnostic interface between physical and psychiatric disorders, as well as medical complications of psychiatric treatment and the… CONTINUE READING

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