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BACKGROUND GPs' attitudes towards depression vary, as do their abilities to detect and manage it effectively. Associations between attitudes and clinical behaviour have not yet been demonstrated directly. We tested two hypotheses: (1) that questionnaire measures of GPs' confidence in identifying depression predict their ability to identify depression in(More)
BACKGROUND Complementary medicine appears to be an increasingly popular option amongst both doctors and patients. General practitioners in more affluent parts of Britain have showed considerable interest in its use. OBJECTIVES To ascertain use of and attitudes towards complementary medicine, amongst general practitioners working in a socioeconomically(More)
BACKGROUND General practitioners (GPs) can be provided with effective training in the skills to manage depression. However, it remains uncertain whether such training achieves health gain for their patients. METHOD The study aimed to measure the health gain from training GPs in skills for the assessment and management of depression. The study design was a(More)
With the growth of data available for analysis, people in many sectors are looking for tools to assist them in collating and visualising patterns in that data. We have developed an event based visualisation system which provides an interactive interface for experts to filter and analyse data. We show that by thinking in terms of events, event hierarchies,(More)
Complementary medicine appears to be an increasingly popular option amongst both doctors and patients. General practitioners (GPs) in more affluent parts of Britain have showed considerable interest in its use. Our objectives were to ascertain the use of and attitudes towards homeopathy amongst GPs working in a socio-economically deprived urban area such as(More)
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