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Psychiatrist or not?

Posted by jono_in_adelaide on June 29, 2011, at 1:26:28

I suffer from anxiety, panic disorder and depression...... reasonably well controlled on

Sertraline 100mg om

Reboxetine 4mg bid

Alprazolam 1mg bid - tid

Risperidone 1mg nocte

I have recently moved to a new (much smaller) town to get my life back on track (its a bit of a boom town, so easier to get back into professional work here...... my career fell apart when I went crzy)

It seems however, that medical specialists of all sorts, including psychiatrists, are in very short supply here, and my GP has more or less asid that they have their hands full dealing with psychotic patients, and thet most neurotic spectrum disorders need to be managed by a GP, with review by a psychiatrist perhaps if anything changes.

Given that my psychiatrists appointments were once every 3 months, and consisted of him askinhhow I was, me saying not bad, him asking if anything in particular was worrying mer, him saying no, then him writing a prescription, should I be worried about letting a GP manage my case?




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