Which specialist consultations are beneficial to patients with depression?

Updated: Sep 02, 2020
  • Author: Louise B Andrew, MD, JD; Chief Editor: Barry E Brenner, MD, PhD, FACEP  more...
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Consult a mental health clinician after a screening evaluation is complete and all acute medical complications are addressed. The protocol for consultation should be established by the institution and should be the same for every patient with presenting symptoms of depression with suicidality.


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