Further policy changes are needed to improve depression care.

Abstract

Depression is a highly prevalent disorder among primary care patients, particularly those with chronic medical disorders. Patients with depression use more medical care and have two-fold higher medical costs than patients without depression. Older adults with depression have high medical costs, frequently have multiple chronic illnesses, and are the focus… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.genhosppsych.2015.04.004

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