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BACKGROUND Effective care models for treating older African Americans with depressive symptoms are needed. OBJECTIVE To determine whether a home-based intervention alleviates depressive symptoms and improves quality of life in older African Americans. DESIGN Parallel, randomized trial stratified by recruitment site. Interviewers assessing outcomes were(More)
Background: Primary care is the principle setting for depression treatment; yet many older African Americans in the United States fail to report depressive symptoms or receive the recommended standard of care. Older African Americans are at high risk for depression due to elevated rates of chronic illness, disability and socioeconomic distress. There is an(More)
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