n CME : Your SA Journal of CPD - Mentally healthy : editor's comment
|Article Title||Mentally healthy : editor's comment|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||CME : Your SA Journal of CPD|
|Publication Date||Aug 2006|
Extracted from text ... EDITORIAL August 2006 Vol.24 No.8 CME 421 Mental health, psychiatry, call it what you will, this aspect of medicine is one that confronts every general practitioner daily. And the skills needed to cope with the hugely varied presentations of mental problems are seldom well taught at medical school. Patients often present with physical symptoms, fearing that simply saying how they are feeling will not get sufficient attention, with all the misunderstanding and often overinvestigation that results. However, family medicine is becoming a speciality and so this important aspect of family practice will receive more attention during training. Bob Mash ..
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