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Care of long-term mentally ill patients by British general practitioners.

Abstract:

In the United Kingdom, patients gain access to psychiatric care through general practitioners (GPs). The first of three studies conducted to assess the role of GPs in managing patients with long-term mental illness found that such patients were unevenly distributed in general practices and that GPs preferred to care for them in collaboration with psychiatric specialists. A more detailed study of 16 general practices yielded information on characteristics and care of long-term mentally ill pat...

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Journal:
Psychiatric services (Washington, D.C.) More from this journal
Volume:
48
Issue:
12
Pages:
1586-1588
Publication date:
1997-12-01
EISSN:
1557-9700
ISSN:
1075-2730
Language:
English
Keywords:
Pubs id:
pubs:176822
UUID:
uuid:219e62e6-e88a-4d09-be6a-1bf33226fcb1
Local pid:
pubs:176822
Source identifiers:
176822
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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