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Psychotherapy patients: are they “the worried well”?

  • Peter Amies (a1)
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Patients waiting for psychotherapy show high levels of morbidity and distress from psychiatric symptoms and a high frequency of personality disorder diagnoses. They constitute a group at risk of completed suicide. Local NHS provision is less than half the minimum amount of treatment needed.

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Psychotherapy patients: are they “the worried well”?

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