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Provision of care to general practice patients with disabling long-term mental illness: a survey in 16 practices.

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BACKGROUND: Increasing numbers of long-term mentally ill people now live in the community, many of whom lose contact with psychiatric services and come to depend on general practitioners for medical care. However, it has been suggested that general practitioners may be unaware of some of these patients and their needs. AIM: This study set out to investigate the care received by this group of patients. METHOD: Case registers of adults disabled by long-term mental illness were set up in 16 of 1...

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Journal:
The British journal of general practice : the journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners
Volume:
44
Issue:
384
Pages:
301-305
Publication date:
1994-07-05
EISSN:
1478-5242
ISSN:
0960-1643
URN:
uuid:d219b4df-f87b-44e3-b152-2d8b8d235b27
Source identifiers:
176838
Local pid:
pubs:176838

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