Duane J Difranco

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OBJECTIVE We sought to determine what demographic and clinical factors are associated with receipt of initial mental health treatment. STUDY DESIGN AND METHODS A total of 1177 patients completed structured clinical interviews (Michigan Screening for Treatment and Research Triage) when they called to authorize mental health benefits. Measures included age,(More)
The ability to generalize clinical research findings depends on whether patients who agree to participate in studies have more or less severe illness than applicable clinical populations. We analyzed data from standardized clinical interviews given to patients seeking outpatient mental health treatment to determine whether there were differences between(More)
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