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What is the core expertise of the psychiatrist?

  • Nick Craddock (a1), Mike Kerr (a1) and Anita Thapar (a1)
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Psychiatrists make important and specific contributions to the care of those with mental health problems and high-quality services should enable patients to benefit optimally from a psychiatrist's distinctive skills. In this article we seek to identify and consider the core expertise of the psychiatrist.

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This is an Open Access article, distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY) license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/), which permits unrestricted re-use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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Nick Craddock (craddockn@cardiff.ac.uk)
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