n CME : Your SA Journal of CPD - Mental health and primary care : main article

Volume 24, Issue 8
  • ISSN : 0256-2170



The 6 most common mental disorders in primary care are depression, anxiety disorders, alcohol-use disorders, unexplained somatic complaints, chronic tiredness, and sleep disorders. <BR>These disorders are often overlooked in the traditional primary care consultation. <BR>A mental health management package designed by the WHO has been adapted for use in South Africa by a group of family physicians, who developed a new conceptual model of the mental health consultation in primary care.

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