Information to bring along
Consultation is for you. Therefore it is always extremely helpful for you to share information with your doctor. In particular the following information is beneficial:
- Please think before hand and make a list of your symtoms that you would like to discuss with the psychiatrist.
- List of medication or actual medicines.
- List of investigations and their results.
- If you have any questions. Please write them down and bring them along and don’t hesitate to ask these questions.
Sometimes it’s helpful to bring a family member or a friend. Your psychiatrist might need to obtain additional information from your close confidant.