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The odd ways doctors behave

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Tryin2gethelp

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Hello all, I have a fantastic Psychiatrist, but I am confused why most professionals seem to think that we can be successfully treated by seeing us once every 1-3 months.
 
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Helen73

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I'd love to see my pdoc every 1 to 3 months. My appointments are every 6 months which I think is a little bit too long between appointments. I do however see a CPN every 2 weeks.
 
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I'd love to see my pdoc every 1 to 3 months. My appointments are every 6 months which I think is a little bit too long between appointments. I do however see a CPN every 2 weeks.
I also agree 6 months is far too long
 
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Tryin2gethelp

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i used to see my CPN every 2-6weeks, back then I saw my Pdoc every 3 months, I dont have a CPN currently. I am unsure how seeing someone two times a year could be considered helpful. That said I have made good progress from having a good relatonship with my new Pdoc. However, i accept that she is possibly rarer than unicorns.
 
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I think one reason is that the doctor makes money of the amount of patients they have listed
 
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user9898

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However, if you as the patient don't think it is working, you should ask for an earlier appointment.
 
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