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Therapy in the NHS


I have been continuing with my placement in an NHS Mental Health Trust and it seems that with every visit I learn something new.  I had been familiar with Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) before the start of my placement through my lectures and … Continue reading

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#Paranoidschizophrenia – not that dissimilar in some ways to high blood pressure or diabetes


I have been enjoying my psychiatric observational placement and have had a rich environment in which to observe an NHS mental health care setting. I have been shadowing the consultant psychiatrist in outpatient clinics and in (locked) ward rounds as well … Continue reading

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the 1-1 session between psychiatrist and patient is essentially a business like arrangement


I have now started my psychiatric observational placement and I have been fortunate to secure a place at an NHS Mental Health Trust where medical students are also on placement. I have been sitting in on clinic sessions at a university … Continue reading

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