n CME : Your SA Journal of CPD - More about : appropriate special investigations for mental disorders in primary care
|Article Title||More about : appropriate special investigations for mental disorders in primary care|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||CME : Your SA Journal of CPD|
|Publication Date||Aug 2006|
|Pages||453 - 454|
Extracted from text ... AppROpRIATE SpECIAL INvESTIGATIONS FOR MENTAL dISORdERS IN pRIMARY CARE CATHLEnE SELLER, MB ChB, FCPsych (SA), MMedPsych Senior Specialist, Department of Psychiatry, Stellenbosch University and Tygerberg Hospital The use of screening investigations in psychiatry has been a topic of discussion for many years. According to Thomas screening investigations are performed for 4 main reasons: ? to exclude physical conditions presenting with psychiatric symptoms ? to exclude physical conditions resulting from psychiatric conditions ? to detect physical conditions coinciding with psychiatric illness ? to detect side-effects of treatment. Little has been said about appropriate special investigations for mental disorders in the ..
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