General practitioner referrals to a clinical child psychologist.Br Med J (Clin Res Ed) 1986; 292 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.292.6530.1241 (Published 10 May 1986) Cite this as: Br Med J (Clin Res Ed) 1986;292:1241
- A L Brown,
- E Brierley,
- 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.