Description

Learning Objectives
Identify and manage complex/challenging patients with
mental health problems
Practical tips on communication, brief interventions and
assessments in primary care mental health
Prescribing tips – good practice and handy hints
Using a whole patient approach in achieving a positive
outcome eg alternatives to prescribing
Primary care overview of treatment resistance in
depression and personality disorders
Learning Outcomes
Increase confidence in managing mental health problems
Safe, rational prescribing of mental health drugs
Increase understanding of specific mental health
disorders
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