Common Mental Disorders in Primary Care: Essays in Honour of by Michele Tansella, Graham Thornicroft

By Michele Tansella, Graham Thornicroft

Universal psychological problems in basic Care offers a radical evaluation of the prognosis, therapy and administration of the most typical psychological issues encountered in fundamental care. released to mark the retirement of Professor Sir David Goldberg, the publication brings jointly essays through exotic individuals discussing medical and learn paintings in psychiatry, medication, psychology, social paintings and sociology.

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These findings have contributed to a renewal of research interest in this field, and stimulated the development of epidemiological studies and programmes focusing on the management of mental illness by the GP. In order to explore how these aims are achieved, we will analyse the epidemiology of mental disorders in both the community and primary care, following Goldberg and Huxley’s innovative model (1980) which describes the extent and nature of mental illness in the community and in the different levels of care.

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