Consultation-liaison psychiatry at century's end

Psychosomatics. Spring 1992;33(2):128-33. doi: 10.1016/S0033-3182(92)71988-4.

Abstract

Consultation-liaison psychiatry is over 60 years old. It emerged as an offspring of psychobiology, general hospital psychiatry, and psychosomatic medicine. The author discusses its main functions and argues that it meets American Psychiatric Association criteria for subspecialization.

Publication types

  • Historical Article

MeSH terms

  • Education
  • History, 20th Century
  • Humans
  • Medicine / trends
  • Psychiatry / education
  • Psychiatry / history
  • Psychiatry / trends*
  • Referral and Consultation / statistics & numerical data*
  • Referral and Consultation / trends
  • Specialization
  • Students, Medical
  • United States