Depression Screening and Education: Options to Reduce Barriers to Treatment (DESEO): protocol for an educational intervention study

@inproceedings{Sanchez2016DepressionSA,
  title={Depression Screening and Education: Options to Reduce Barriers to Treatment (DESEO): protocol for an educational intervention study},
  author={Katherine Sanchez and Brittany H. Eghaneyan and Madhukar H. Trivedi},
  booktitle={BMC Health Services Research},
  year={2016}
}
BackgroundBarriers to depression treatment among Hispanic populations include persistent stigma, inadequate doctor patient communication (DPC) and resultant sub-optimal use of anti-depressant medications. Stigma is primarily perpetuated due to inadequate disease literacy and cultural factors. Common concerns about depression treatments among Hispanics include fears about the addictive and harmful properties of antidepressants, worries about taking too many pills, and the stigma attached to… CONTINUE READING

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