Purpose and Rationale

  • Richard L. Cohen


The basic principles and practices of general hospital consultation and liaison have been laid down by several major figures in the field over the last 20 years. The reader is assumed to be conversant with this literature. The early papers of Kaufman1 followed by the outstanding summary and reviews of Lipowski2-4 are mandatory reading for all professionals working in this field.


Mental Health Professional Psychosomatic Medicine Childbirth Care Obstetric Nurse Consultation Psychiatry 
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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • Richard L. Cohen
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and ClinicUniversity of PittsburghPittsburghUSA

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