Liaison Psychiatry in Canada: A Questionnaire Survey
Liaison psychiatry has been defined as “that area of clinical psychiatry that encompasses clinical, teaching and research activities of psychiatrists and allied mental health professionals in the non-psychiatric division of a general hospital”(1). It is an expanding subspecialty and is the subject of 2 recent texts (2, 3). The liaison psychiatrist plays an important role as a link between psychiatry and general medicine and in his clinical capacity, as a communications link between the patient and his physician (4).
KeywordsGeneral Medicine Psychosomatic Medicine Psychosocial Aspect Recent Text Liaison Psychiatry
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