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"Psychiatric Presentations of Medical Illness"-An Intro for Non-Medical Mental Health Professionals

Discussion in 'Other Health News and Research' started by Dolphin, Jul 7, 2014.

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    (from 2002, but still relevant today)
    http://www.alternativementalhealth.com/articles/diamond.htm

    This is quite long - probably too long for many people.

    Anyway, I found it interesting.

    It talks about studies that found various (non-small) percentages of psychiatric patients had missed medical diagnoses.

    It talks about general issues to be conscious of.

    It goes through
    Psychosis-
    Patients that Appear Out of Touch with Reality

    Anxiety

    Depression

    And lists symptoms to look out for that suggest a physical diagnosis, specific conditions and drugs that can cause such conditions/symptoms.
     
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