Clinician recognition of anxiety disorders in depressed outpatients.

@article{Zimmerman2003ClinicianRO,
  title={Clinician recognition of anxiety disorders in depressed outpatients.},
  author={Mark Zimmerman and Iwona Chelminski},
  journal={Journal of psychiatric research},
  year={2003},
  volume={37 4},
  pages={325-33}
}
The recognition of anxiety disorders in depressed patients has potential clinical significance because their presence predicts poorer outcome and may influence treatment selection. In routine clinical settings, an unstructured diagnostic interview is typically used to assess patients at the initiation of treatment. Unstructured interviews, however, may result in missed diagnoses, with potential negative clinical consequences. The goals of the present study were to examine whether anxiety… CONTINUE READING