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Updated guideline on ADHD defines the role of primary care


Dr Natasha Halliwell examines the latest recommendations from NICE on recognising, treating, and managing attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

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Top tips: perinatal mental health problems


Dr Stephanie de Giorgio offers top tips for the detection, assessment, and management of perinatal mental health problems in primary care

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Top tips: ADHD in adults

2017-10-19T07:34:00+01:00By Dr Rob Baskind

Dr Rob Baskind provides top tips for the primary care management of adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and advice on the referral process

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GPs should promote physical activity in people with mental health issues

2017-06-27T16:10:00+01:00By Dr Dominic Horne

Dr Dominic Horne discusses the importance of physical activity in people with mental health problems and the role of primary care in monitoring their physical health

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Top tips: depression


Dr Ed Beveridge offers top tips for the assessment, management, and treatment of adults with depression in primary care

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Eating disorders: patients need early diagnosis and rapid treatment

2016-12-15T00:00:00+00:00By Dr Richard Sly

Dr Richard Sly explains how early diagnosis and treatment is crucial in eating disorders and why GPs should recognise and refer patients for prompt intervention