Primary Care and Psychiatry: The Dawning of a New Year

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With this issue we celebrate the start of The Primary Care Companion to The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry’s 11th year! The articles published in this issue reflect the challenges facing primary care clinicians aspiring to truly integrate care of mind and body. Demyttenaere and colleagues provide insight into primary care physician and patient perspectives on treatment outcomes, highlighting the fact that although improvement in nonspecific pain is an important contributor to overall outcome for patients, it is often underappreciated by their physicians.

Prim Care Companion J Clin Psychiatry 2009;11(1):6