Practice guidelines for psychiatric consultation in the general medical setting


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The Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine
The Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine

Published in: Psychosomatics, 39:S8-S30, August 1998. This practice guideline aims to provide guidance to psychiatrists who regularly evaluate and manage patients with medical illnesses. Drafted by a work group consisting of psychiatrists with clinical and research expertise in the field, this guideline is intended to delineate the knowledge base, professional expertise, and integrated clinical approach necessary to effectively manage this complex and diverse patient population. A pdf of this guideline is available.