Psychiatric Formulation and Management- Tips and Techniques

Posted on February 22, 2016

Psychiatric formulation is an art and requires an exploratory approach based on hypothesis generation. Change the way you look at psychiatry with this novel approach! Psychiatric history taking is not just about a mental state examination and making a diagnosis. The hypotheses generated are then synthesised into a formulation that enables the implementation of a strategic management plan. What may look like a categorical diagnosis may actually have alternate etiological underpinnings.

For further reading the article Psychiatric Formulation Demystified – The Sherlock Holmes Way breaks the formulation down further with real life examples.

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