The Future of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry

  • P. Tienari
  • M. Naarala
  • H. Hiltunen
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A well-known Finn once said: “Predictions are always problematic, and especially difficult is the prediction of the future”. Nevertheless, we can also say that there is a wealth of information available awaiting utilization. It therefore seems that the developmental prospects of the near future will, first and foremost, involve a review of the existing data by the different personnel groups in collaboration. Below, some examples of research data will be presented which might be relevant for the future planning.


Ward Round Major Psychiatric Disorder Psychiatric Referral Psychotherapy Group Factitious Disorder 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • P. Tienari
    • 1
  • M. Naarala
    • 1
  • H. Hiltunen
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PsychiatryUniversity of OuluFinland

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