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  1. Can depression be managed appropriately in primary care ?

    Article, Communication - En anglais

    Symposium "Managed Care and Depression : Can Quality Be Assured ?". New York, NY, USA, 1996/05/05.

    This review considers the necessary conditions for appropriate management of depression in primary care.

    While discussion of primary care management has often focused on the recognition of depression, recognition alone is not sufficient.

    Recent research demonstrates that primary care management of depression frequently fails to meet recommended standards for intensity of treatment and follow-up.

    Several recent randomized trials show that effective treatment of depression in primary care is possible but will require significant changes in current practice.

    Prerequisites for more effective management of depression in primary care include appropriate patient education, systematic monitoring of care processes and outcomes, and easy access to the full range of psychiatric consultation services.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Etat dépressif, Soin intégré, Soin santé primaire, Dépistage, Traitement, Rôle professionnel, Psychiatre, Médecin, Pratique professionnelle, Personnel sanitaire, Système santé, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Santé mentale, Homme, Trouble humeur

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Depression, Managed care, Primary health care, Medical screening, Treatment, Occupational role, Psychiatrist, Physician, Professional practice, Health staff, Health system, United States, North America, America, Mental health, Human, Mood disorder

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 98-0211638

    Code Inist : 002B18H05B. Création : 11/09/1998.