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The Functions of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry

  • Hoyle Leigh

There are two sets of dual interrelated roles that a consultation-liaison (CL) psychiatrist plays: consultation and liaison, and consultant and psychiatrist.

Keywords

Psychiatry Training Clinical Function Administrative Function Subthreshold Depression Educational Function 
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References

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hoyle Leigh
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  1. 1.University of CaliforniaFresnoUSA

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