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Logo of procrsmedFormerly medchtJournal of the Royal Society of MedicineProceedings of the Royal Society of Medicine
Proc R Soc Med. 1968 May; 61(5): 507–510.
PMCID: PMC1902492

A Family Doctor's Work with Adolescent Patients


Dr A Model describes his experience in general practice with adolescent patients. He describes their problems and shows how these differ according to age and sex, and considers the role of the general practitioner in their eyes.

Dr Faith Spicer describes the sexual problems of adolescence and shows how these differ between the sexes. She enquires into the emotional and mental processes which contribute to early sex experience in the young.

Dr A Ryle contrasts working in a student health service with his experience of adolescents in general practice. He concludes that there should be a range of alternative sources of help for adolescents.

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  • COHEN D. THE YOUNG DROP-OUT IN THE MENTAL HOSPITAL. Am J Occup Ther. 1965 Mar-Apr;19:107–107. [PubMed]
  • Model Alfred. Some Observations on Physical Treatment of Psychotic Patients in General Practice. J Coll Gen Pract Res Newsl. 1959 May;2(2):178–181. [PMC free article] [PubMed]
  • SHEPHERD M, FISHER M, STEIN L, KESSEL WI. Psychiatric morbidity in an urban group practice. Proc R Soc Med. 1959 Apr;52(4):269–274. [PMC free article] [PubMed]

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