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can a family physician prescribe derpression and psychiatry medicines ?

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Dr. William Holmes
33 years experience Child Psychiatry
Yes: The majority of scripts for psychiatric medicines are written by primary care physicians. Some pcps are less comfortable with using these meds but will be glad to discuss this issue with their patients and refer them to a psychiatrist if needed.
Answered on Jun 5, 2014
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