Elizabeth V. Naylor

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This study was designed to determine whether a physician-delivered bibliotherapy prescription would compare favorably with the prevailing usual care treatment for depression in primary care (that often involves medication) and potentially offer an alternative. Six family physicians were trained to write and deliver prescriptions for cognitive-behavioral(More)
Depression is a prevalent and expensive condition. Many patients are seeking and receiving treatment for depression in the primary care setting where pharmaceutical interventions prevail as the predominant treatment. While psychotropic medications can certainly help ameliorate mental and behavioral problems, all medical interventions carry with them certain(More)
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