Books & Policies


  1. Beer, D., Pereira, S. Paton, C. (2001) Psychiatric Intensive Care. Greenwich Medical Media. London.
  2. Beer, D., Pereira, S. Paton, C. (now published 2008) Psychiatric Intensive Care 2nd Edition. Greenwich Medical Media. London

Policies / National Guidelines

  1. NICE Guidelines, Short Term Management of Acute Disturbance, 2004
  2. Consensus Statement, High Dose Medication, Royal College of Psychiatrists 2004
  3. Mental Health Policy Implementation Guide. National Minimum Standards for General Adult in Psychiatric Intensive Care and Low Secure Environment. Department of Health (2002). Strategic and Project Lead.
  4. Mental Health Policy Implementation Guide. Adult Acute Inpatient Care Provisions. Department of Health (2002). Member of core Policy Group and publication.
  5. Clinical Practice Guidelines. Royal College of Psychiatrists (1998) The management of Imminent Violence Occasional Paper Occasional Paper 41. College Research Unit. London. Contributed to its development as a research in the Evidence Review Team.

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Dr Stephen Pereira

MD, FRCPsych, DPM, Msc, MBBS

Consultant Psychiatrist and CBT Specialist

Dr Pereira helps patients to meaningfully understand, make peace, develop insight and let go of the past – to be precise, clear, connected, resourceful, calm and engaged with the present, in order to release mental space, energy and contentment for the future.

About Dr Pereira

Established private practice
in the City of London
since 1993

Professional Memberships

  • Royal Collage of Physicians
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  • British Medical Association
  • National Association of Psychiatric Intensive Care Units

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