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Mental health issues? GPs can help - The Straits Times

People with mental health conditions will find it easier to get help in the community as more general practitioners (GPs) are being trained to diagnose and manage such illnesses. The Agency for Integrated Care (AIC) said yesterday that it has expanded its Mental Health GP-partnership programme to include 122 GPs who run private clinics, an increase from 70 in 2012. Doctors in the programme attend a course at the Institute of Mental Health (IMH) to learn about conditions such as dementia, depression and anxiety disorders. Speaking on the sidelines of the Singapore Mental Health Conference, Dr Tan Weng Mooi, chief of the community mental health division at AIC, said there is often a stigma associated with visiting psychiatrists but this is less so with GPs. Hence, having a network of GPs equipped with knowledge about mental illnesses will help early detection and allow patie...

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