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Direct Case Consultation

  • Richard L. Cohen
  • Katherine L. Wisner

Abstract

Because this aspect of practice tends to be the most straightforward and best understood, let us begin with a discussion (together with some specific case illustrations) of one model for carrying out direct case consultations in an obstetric setting. Space will not permit a description and an illustration of all possible situations in which the consultant may become involved, but the following conceptual points and illustrative cases may serve as a basis for developing a deeper understanding.

Keywords

Suicidal Ideation Child Welfare Psychiatric Consultation Hyperemesis Gravidarum Juvenile Court 
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Copyright information

© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1988

Authors and Affiliations

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

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