Year: 1978 Source: Current Prescribing, (June 1978), p.37-42 SIEC No: 19830561

The wide range of antianxiety, anti-depressant and antipsychotic agents available today allows the family physician- trained or not in psychosomatic medicine or psychiatry- to treat most psychiatric emergencies. Two authorities discuss what family practioners can do on the spot for patients who have acute psychiatric problems.