n South African Journal of Psychiatry - News
|Journal||South African Journal of Psychiatry|
|Publication Date||Sep 2005|
ISI Social Science
Extracted from text ... 38 FAMILY MURDERS IN SA: SASOP CALLS FOR MORE FOR CHILDREN In response to growing attention in recent months to family murders SASOP has called for more focus on children, who are frequently the main victims, living in abusive homes and often surviving attempted family murder, with horrific psychological sequelae. A call was also made for the recognition and treatment of psychiatric syndromes by general medical practitioners as well as for the upgrading of psychiatric services. 'Psychiatric clinics are a specialised area and mental health should not be incorporated in general medical clinics. There has been a worrying trend to ..
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