The liaison psychiatrist: Social role and status

P. C. Mohl

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This paper focuses on the differences between liaison and consultation psychiatry, emphasizing the social role. To carry out systematic liaison intervention, a psychiatrist must become a fully accepted high-status member of the ward culture. Examples of how a liaison psychiatrist can effect change in his/her social role are provided.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)19-23
Number of pages5
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 1979

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)
  • Applied Psychology
  • Psychiatry and Mental health


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