Tag: general practitioners

Generalists and Partialists

An issue that often crops up is the question of whether treatment would be safer if given by specialists (partialists) rather than general practitioners (generalists). This could not be more wrong. In most areas of medicine, nobody looks or listens anymore, least of all in psychiatry.

An Outsider’s Observation

People are encouraged to visit their GP for help with all manner of symptoms — many of which may originate in conditions of stress and distress encountered in our lives and may actually be self-limiting given time, appropriate support and perhaps some change in circumstances.