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Research Article

General practitioner referrals to a clinical child psychologist.

Br Med J (Clin Res Ed) 1986; 292 doi: (Published 10 May 1986) Cite this as: Br Med J (Clin Res Ed) 1986;292:1241
  1. A L Brown,
  2. E Brierley,
  3. E Rivlin


    An analysis of the problems that are referred by general practitioners to a clinical child psychologist working in the community is presented. To illustrate some of the principles of assessment and management an example from each of three main categories--behaviour problems, emotional disturbances, and disorders of function--is given.