Jerome V. Treusch, M.D., F.A.C.P.; Martin Grotjahn, M.D.
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Some years ago, an internist (J. T.) and a psychiatrist (M. G.) initiated a teamwork study, and in 1957 they reported the results of their experience and co-operation. They described the technique and the dynamics of consultations during which the psychiatrist saw a patient in the office of the internist and with the internist present. In recent years the psychiatrist grew more aware of the importance of the family in almost all psychiatric conditions likely to occur in the personal physician's family practice: psychosomatic disease, alcoholism, depressions, disruptions of family unity, questions of mental and physical hygiene, sexual problems and
Treusch JV, Grotjahn M. Psychiatric Family Consultants: A New Approach in Family Practice for the Personal Physician. Further Examples of Teamwork Between an Internist and a Psychiatrist.. Ann Intern Med. 1966;64:1179. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-64-5-1179_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1966;64(5):1179.
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