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Can Fam Physician. 1993 September; 39: 1957–1961.
PMCID: PMC2379905

Rural psychiatric services. A collaborative model.


Psychiatric services are difficult to obtain in rural communities because few psychiatrists practise outside urban centres. Family physicians who are willing to develop their skills with the support of their psychiatrist colleagues could alleviate this problem. This article describes a community mental health clinic where a family physician acts as psychiatric consultant.

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  • Smith J. Psychiatric outreach to underserviced communities in british columbia. Can Fam Physician. 1987 Jul;33:1655–1657. [PMC free article] [PubMed]

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