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OBJECTIVE To compare the clinical effectiveness of collaborative care with usual care in the management of patients with moderate to severe depression. DESIGN Cluster randomised controlled trial. SETTING 51 primary care practices in three primary care districts in the United Kingdom. PARTICIPANTS 581 adults aged 18 years and older who met ICD-10(More)
BACKGROUND Comprising of both organisational and patient level components, collaborative care is a potentially powerful intervention for improving depression treatment in UK primary Care. However, as previous models have been developed and evaluated in the United States, it is necessary to establish the effect of collaborative care in the UK in order to(More)
BACKGROUND Collaborative care is an effective treatment for the management of depression but evidence on its cost-effectiveness in the UK is lacking. AIMS To assess the cost-effectiveness of collaborative care in a UK primary care setting. METHODS An economic evaluation alongside a multi-centre cluster randomised controlled trial comparing collaborative(More)
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