General Practitioner 1977; 18
This article first appeared in GP newspaper. Reproduced with permission of Haymarket Business Media. http://www.gponline.com.
I. Kolvin and D. McI. Scott. "Members of the core team", General Practitioner, 4 February 1977, pp. 18.
The traditional philosophy of assessment and management of psychiatric disorders in children was one of shared responsibility by a tripartite interdisciplinary team. This philosophy was based on the belief that a single member of the team would be unable to provide the diagnostic formulation and the therapeutic intervention needed for the total family.