Assessment > Psychiatric Interview > Past Psychiatric History

Psychiatric and Medical History

Past Psychiatric History


  • Admissions with an understanding of context,

      including use of mental health act, in

      chronological order.

  • Previous treatments, biological, psychological

      and social.

  • Engagement with treatment and compliance.

  • Periods of noncompliance and reasons behind this.

  • Episodes of self-harm, detail into incidents of

      concern in term of context and seriousness of

      actions against self.

Past and Current Medical/Surgical History


  • Co-morbid physical illness.

  • Previous surgery.

  • Ongoing follow up with primary or secondary care services.

  • Collateral history - GP or relatives.