Chapter 16: The interface with general psychiatric services

General adult psychiatric services should be able to provide which of the following?

 
 
 
 
 

From a general adult perspective, the placing of a dual diagnosis patient on a Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit can be helpful in clarifying whether a psychotic illness is associated with, or secondary to, substance abuse …

 
 

The presence of a Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit separate from acute wards can be helpful from which of the following perspectives?

 
 
 
 
 

What should general adult psychiatric consultants and services expect from a Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit?

 
 
 
 
 

From the general adult psychiatry perspective which of the following are key features requiring a patient transfer to a Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit?

 
 
 
 
 

The Royal College of Psychiatrists’ (1998) article ‘Not Just Bricks and Mortar’ highlighted which of the following with regard to psychiatric inpatient units in general?