This book provides GPs with the essential knowledge needed to deal with patients needing psychiatric help.
Each chapter is co-authored by a GP and psychiatrist to provide a practical perspective.
It promotes a simple and practical approach to all consultations.
Case studies and examples from practice are provided throughout.
This book will be an invaluable source of information and guidelines on
management which are logical and evidence based.
It covers common cases which present in a primary care setting.
The scope of the book is suitable for GPs, registrars and trainees sitting the nMRCGP exam.
Dr Afia Khanom Ali is Specialty Registrar (ST5) in Psychiatry of Learning Disabilities.
Dr Ian Hall is the Associate Programme Director for specialty training for Psychiatry of Learning Disabilities for North London.
Dr Andrew Dicker is the Deanery Programme Director for the Royal Free & Bloomsbury VTS and Senior lecturer at Imperial College.